Bug#587008: python-gtk2: python2.5 dep should be a conflicts

Tom Parker tparker at lshift.net
Thu Jun 24 14:02:20 UTC 2010

Package: python-gtk2
Version: 2.16.0-2
Severity: minor

python-gtk2 has a dependency on python2.5 >= 2.5.2-5 (presumably in
order to get around some bug in lower versions). With the python 2.6
transition, this results in it being impossible to remove python 2.5 and
have a python2.6-only system, as the dependency pulls in python2.5. If
this dependency was a Conflicts on lower versions of python2.5 instead, 
it would stop lower versions of python2.5 being installed but also not
require python2.5 to be installed if not needed.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (700, 'stable'), (650, 'testing'), (600, 'unstable'), (500, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-3-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages python-gtk2 depends on:
ii  libatk1.0-0            1.29.4-1          The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libc6                  2.11.1-3          Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libcairo2              1.9.8-1           The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii  libfontconfig1         2.8.0-2           generic font configuration library
ii  libfreetype6           2.3.11-1          FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libglib2.0-0           2.25.3-1          The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgtk2.0-0            2.20.1-1          The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  libpango1.0-0          1.28.0-1          Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  python                 2.6.5-5           An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-cairo [python2. 1.8.8-1+b1        Python bindings for the Cairo vect
ii  python-gobject [python 2.20.0-1+b1       Python bindings for the GObject li
ii  python-numpy [python2. 1:1.3.0-3+b1      Numerical Python adds a fast array
ii  python-support         1.0.6             automated rebuilding support for P
ii  python2.5              2.5.5-6           An interactive high-level object-o
pn  python2.5-cairo        <none>            (no description available)
pn  python2.5-gobject      <none>            (no description available)
pn  python2.5-numpy        <none>            (no description available)
ii  zlib1g                 1: compression library - runtime

python-gtk2 recommends no packages.

Versions of packages python-gtk2 suggests:
pn  python-gtk2-doc               <none>     (no description available)

-- no debconf information

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