[Pkg-privacy-maintainers] Bug#844444: Bug#844444: parcimonie: should depend on gnupg1-curl (and obsolete gnupg-curl only as fallback)

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Wed Nov 16 10:30:57 UTC 2016

Control: affects 844444 + gnupg

On Wed 2016-11-16 03:42:14 +0900, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Package: parcimonie
> Version: 0.10.2-4
> Severity: serious
> Justification: Policy 3.5
> parcimonie depends on gnupg-curl, but that package is no longer available
> in the Debian unstable archive.

parcimonie does *not* depend on gnupg-curl, it Recommends: gnupg-curl.

> I guess the best would be if parcimonie could be adapted to the
> interfaces provided by gnupg 2.x, but as a short-term workaround it
> seems a fix would be to change to instead depend on gnupg-curl.

it does support gnupg 2.x.  please do not make it resort to gnupg1.

> To ease backporting use, the no longer available gnupg-curl can be
> preserved as fallback - like this:
>   Depends: gnupg1-curl | gnupg-curl

better to drop the recommendation for gnupg-curl entirely.


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