[pkg-gnupg-maint] Bug#863149: Bug#863149: libgpgmepp-dev: please split the qtgpgme(pp) stuff out

Rene Engelhard rene at debian.org
Fri May 26 23:11:18 UTC 2017

On Sat, May 27, 2017 at 01:02:24AM +0200, Sandro Knauß wrote:
> well why this has changed is that upstream imcluded  qtgpgme(pp) into gpgmepp,> so a  developer can expect to install the gpgmepp-dev package to have all
> language bindings to be installed (cpp, qt,...) .                             

Honestly, this doesn't make sense to me. if it had Haskell, or D or Ada or
whatever else obscure binding, would it be there, too?

Besides, that, the python binding is not a dependency of that -dev either.
>I would recommend, when the gpgmepp-dev package depends on gpgmepp-cpp-dev and > gpgmepp-qt-dev package etc. so your package can select gpgmepp-cpp-dev etc.

That would also work but IMHO is a over-abstraction.

> Qt4 is EOL and also stretch should not be released with it! But there was to 
> much depending on it, so we had to drop the plan to get rid of Qt4 . But this 
> won't happend for buster so please file a bug upstream to switch to Qt5 fast. 

Off-topic, but: won't work:




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