Bug#807485: gnome-keyring: pinentry-gnome3 should also be recommended and (hard) dependency should fallback on pinentry-gtk2

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Wed Dec 9 13:57:37 UTC 2015

control: severity -1 wishlist
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Am 09.12.2015 um 14:08 schrieb Jonas Smedegaard:
> Package: gnome-keyring
> Version: 3.18.2-1
> Severity: normal
> Hi,
> I understand from bug#787786 that GNOME should ensure that most
> possible of its features is getting used.
> As already pointed out in bug#787786#18, there are other sensible of
> gnome-keyring other than in concert with the GNOME desktop.
> I agree that favoring pinentry-gtk2 over pinentry-gnome is wrong, but
> _only_ hard depending on pinentry-gnome makes it impossible¹ to use
> gnome-keyring without also pulling in pinentry-gnome and its (for some
> non-GNOME uses) too excessive dependencies.

Which excessive dependencies?
Which of those aren't already pulled in by gnome-keyring?

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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