[Pkg-telepathy-maintainers] Bug#704257: closed by Laurent Bigonville <bigon at debian.org> (Re: missing dependency)

Daniel Pocock daniel at pocock.com.au
Mon Apr 1 08:41:48 UTC 2013

On 01/04/13 02:57, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> This is an automatic notification regarding your Bug report
> which was filed against the empathy package:

$ apt-cache rdepends -i libgl1-mesa-dri
Reverse Depends:

$ dpkg --list | grep 'xorg '
ii  xserver-xorg                          1:7.7+2
     amd64        X.Org X server
$ dpkg --list | grep 'task-desktop '

It appears that when upgrading from squeeze to wheezy, none of the
packages depending on libgl1-mesa-dri are installed.  It is only a
recommends dependency for most of the other packages related to it.

empathy is a default part of the desktop - it shouldn't just silently
fail like this either.  There should be some popup if it can't run.

Bottom line: this was working on squeeze, but not on wheezy, so it's a

If it is not an empathy bug though, should this bug be re-assigned to
libgl1-mesa-dri or some other intermediate package such as xorg?

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