[Pkg-libvirt-maintainers] Bug#868878: Bug#868878: virt-manager: Please consider dropping dependency on gconf2

Guido Günther agx at sigxcpu.org
Wed Jul 19 19:24:58 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 02:13:14PM +0200, intrigeri at debian.org wrote:
> Package: virt-manager
> Version: 1:1.4.0-5
> Severity: wishlist
> Hi!
> gconf2 has been deprecated for ages, and last time we (at Tails) tried
> to get a patch in there, the answer we got was: "Thanks for sharing
> the patch here but as gconf has been deprecated and unmaintained for
> years I'm afraid that noone is around to review / merge. :-/"
> (https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=784738)
> On my system, virt-manager is one the very few packages that still
> depend on gconf2. A cursory look at the source package seems to
> indicate that this dependency is obsolete. Correct?

Negligence on my part, sorry. Fixed in git since early March. I wonder
if we can make it any simpler to check current git besides

     gbp clone vcsgit:virt-manager

I'm happy abut any suggestions!
 -- Guido

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