Bug#612887: please avoid the dependency on several sound servers

Felipe Sateler fsateler at debian.org
Sun Mar 6 17:19:13 UTC 2011

On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 11:53, Alessio Treglia <alessio at debian.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 7:15 AM, Adam C. Emerson <azure at azureprime.com> wrote:
>> Would it be reasonable to change from depends to recommends or
>> suggests, since, if I am correct, cmus would work fine without these
>> libraries unless you loaded the plugins requiring them?
> We could split the sound servers-related plugins into several runtime
> packages (cmus-sound-{alsa,pulse,roar} to provide ALSA/OSS, Pulse and
> roar plugins).

ALSA need not be in another package, since a system without alsa would
be really weird.

I think just demoting the pulse and roar depends to Recommends is
enough (AFAIK, this can be done with some dh_shlibdeps magic).


Felipe Sateler

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