[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#871963: birdfont: Build-Depends on libwebkitgtk-dev which is deprecated

Jeremy Bicha jbicha at ubuntu.com
Sun Aug 13 03:05:34 UTC 2017

Package: birdfont
Severity: serious
Version: 2.19.0-1
Tags: sid buster
User: pkg-webkit-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org
Usertags: oldlibs libwebkitgtk-3.0-0 webkit1


birdfont Build-Depends on libwebkitgtk-dev, which is deprecated in favor of
libwebkit2gtk-4.0-dev (provided in Debian by webkit2gtk). Please drop
this Build-Depends so that we can remove the old, unmaintained one.
(Note that birdfont already Build-Depends on the new webkitgtk).

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

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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