[Pkg-crosswire-devel] Fwd: Bug#866632: bibledit-gtk: depends on libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 which is deprecated

Teus Benschop teusjannette at gmail.com
Fri Jun 30 16:45:26 BST 2017

The message below just came in. The newest Bibledit does indeed depend on
libwebkit2gtk-4, which is what they recommend. But there seems to be an
older version of Bibledit-Gtk around which still depends on a version of
libwebkitgtk that gets deprecated.

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From: Jeremy Bicha <jbicha at ubuntu.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2017 at 17:21
Subject: Bug#866632: bibledit-gtk: depends on libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 which is
To: submit <submit at bugs.debian.org>

Package: bibledit-gtk
Severity: serious
Tags: sid buster
User: pkg-webkit-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org
Usertags: oldlibs libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 webkit1


bibledit-gtk depends on libwebkitgtk-1.0-0, which is deprecated in
favor of libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37 (provided in Debian by webkit2gtk).
bibledit-gtk should be ported to the new webkitgtk version so we can
remove the old, unmaintained one.

Please try to do soon as we're going to try to remove the old webkitgtk

I am filing this bug as "serious" since the old webkitgtk will not be
available in the next major stable release of Debian (codenamed

If you have any question don't hesitate to ask.

On behalf of the Debian WebKit Maintainers,
Jeremy Bicha
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