[Pkg-tcltk-devel] Bug#550299: gitk: package depends explicitly on tk, wish may be more appropriate

Francesco P. Lovergine frankie at debian.org
Fri Feb 19 10:06:48 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 03:43:18AM -0600, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> I suspect dropping alternatives support would leave some people
> unhappy because they are used to tk8.5 or 8.6 and don’t want to go
> back to 8.4.  One bug masks the other.

This is a non problem because 8.5 should be the default for squeeze.

> > At the same time, IMHO depending on wish
> > is an error. It is much better depending on default tk. Also that kind of
> > dependencies should be dropped. Please cfr:
> > 
> > http://pkg-tcltk.alioth.debian.org/tcltk-policy.html/ch-module_packages.html#s-dependencies
> Because of Bug#544460, gitk probably needs to depend on tk (>= 8.5.7).
> Which is unsatisfiable.  *sigh*

As above.

Francesco P. Lovergine

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