Bug#791589: musescore-soundfont-gm: Many muse soundfonts exist. Consider making virtual.

Toby St Clere Smithe tsmithe at ubuntu.com
Tue Jul 7 14:47:22 UTC 2015

Hi Fabian, Jack,

Just saw this; (very) brief response below.

Fabian Greffrath <fabian at debian.org> writes:
>> That said, as you say musescore2 already contains a bundled soundfont,
>> thus it doesn't at the moment require a soundfont as a dependency.  If in
>> the future you decide to package the bundled soundfont separately then I
>> think we need to make this package virtual for the reasons stated above.
>> Until then you should make musescore-soundfont-gm a suggested package of
>> musescore instead of a dependency.
> Agreed. In fact, since this actually keeps musescore from entering
> testing, I am tempted to raise the bug severity to "serious".
> @musescore maintainers, are you at it or should I upload a fixed
> package?

I am not personally "at it", so please go ahead :)

In fact, I am surprised that musescore-soundfont-gm was not already only
a 'Suggests'...



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