Re: Bug#549121: libslv2-9: abusive Recommends

Jaromír Mikeš mira.mikes at
Thu Oct 1 01:33:33 UTC 2009

> Od: Julien Cristau <jcristau at>

> ----------------------------------------
> Package: libslv2-9
> Version: 0.6.6-2
> Severity: important
> new gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad adds an LV2 plugin, and thus depends on
> libslv2-9.  Because that package recommends slv2-jack, this upgrade
> results in:
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
>   jackd jackd-firewire libffado1 libfreebob0 libslv2-9 libxml++2.6-2
>   qjackctl slv2-jack
> Please drop that recommends, it's absolutely not reasonable for a shared
> library package.
> Thanks,
> Julien


I am going remove "Recommends" field for libslv2-9.
Should be slv2-jack moved to "Suggests" or just removed?

What about libslv2-dev package and "Recommends: slv2-doc"?



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