[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#866024: pygpgme: Should not be released with buster
smcv at debian.org
Tue Jul 4 11:06:12 UTC 2017
On Mon, 26 Jun 2017 at 20:32:25 +0200, Dr. Tobias Quathamer wrote:
> I'm filing this RC bug very early in our next release cycle, so that the
> two depending packages have a chance to switch to an alternative.
> The package pygpgme has been abandoned upstream about four years ago.
> The packages python-gpg and python3-gpg (built from source package
> gpgme1.0) provide python bindings for interactions with the gpgme
> library. Both packages are already available in stretch.
> There are only two packages which depend on pygpgme, namely alot and
> caja-dropbox (non-free).
bmap-tools and bzr also have Recommends on pygpgme, and python-bzrlib
and python-samba have Suggests. I believe unsatisfied Recommends are
considered to be (at least potentially) release-critical, so at least
bmap-tools and bzr will also need some sort of fix, either porting to
python-gpg or downgrading the Recommends.
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