[Pkg-freeipa-devel] Bug#919062: Bug#919062: python-ipalib depends on transitional packages gnupg2 and gnupg-agent
tjaalton at debian.org
Sat Jan 12 13:48:09 GMT 2019
On 12.1.2019 14.31, Jochen Hein wrote:
> Package: python-ipalib
> Version: 4.7.1-3
> Severity: minor
> Dear Maintainer,
> I've just updated an IPA client to buster and installed freeipa-client
> from SID. After the update I looked for transitional packages and have
> # dpkg -l | grep dummy
> ii gnupg-agent 2.2.12-1 all GNU privacy guard - cryptographic agent (dummy transitional package)
> ii gnupg2 2.2.12-1 all GNU privacy guard - a free PGP replacement (dummy transitional package)
> When I try to remove these apt will remove IPA client:
> # LANG=C apt purge gnupg2 gnupg-agent
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> The following packages will be REMOVED:
> freeipa-client* gnupg-agent* gnupg2* python-ipaclient* python-ipalib*
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 5 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> After this operation, 6996 kB disk space will be freed.
> Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
> When I look at the packages gnupg-agent we get the hint:
> This is a dummy transitional package; please use gpg-agent instead.
> I think we can change the depends and be done.
> gnupg2 has this:
> This is a dummy transitional package that provides symlinks from gpg2
> to gpg.
> Do we use the gpg2 command? I have no idea...
Yes, so those symlinks are useful..
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