[Pkg-ayatana-devel] Bug#954105: Bug#954105: Unnecessary/unused dependency on libdbus-glib-1-dev

Mike Gabriel sunweaver at debian.org
Wed Mar 18 13:41:42 GMT 2020

Hi Michael,

On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 09:48:19PM +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Package: libayatana-appindicator3-dev
> Version: 0.5.4-2
> Severity: normal
> libayatana-appindicator3-dev depends on libdbus-glib-1-dev (which is a
> deprecated library).
> I can't find a reason why this dependency is necessary. Neither the
> header files nor ayatana-appindicator3-0.1.pc seem to require dbus-glib.
> Please consider removing the libdbus-glib-1-dev dependency.

With dbusmenu, the removal of B-D/D on libdbus-glib-1-dev was easy. With
Ayatana AppIndicator however, the dbus-glib-1 include headers are
required by the unit tests of libayatana-appindicator. I need to check
how to port those.



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