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Old 07-19-2012, 06:22 PM
Ian Jackson
 
Default Bug#681419: tech-ctte help needed: main dependencies on non-free/contrib

Ivo De Decker writes ("Bug#681419: tech-ctte help needed: main dependencies on non-free/contrib"):
> There's also these:
>
> capi4hylafax: Recommends: 'isdnactivecards' [choice 1: isdnactivecards from contrib]
> deutex: Recommends: 'doom-wad' [choice 1: doom-wad-shareware from non-free]
> rt4-apache2: Recommends: 'libapache2-mod-fastcgi' [choice 1: libapache2-mod-fastcgi from non-free]
> task-serbian: Recommends: 'opendict-plugins-lingvosoft' [choice 1: opendict-plugins-lingvosoft from contrib]
>
> In all these cases, apt-get installs a package from non-free or contrib when
> installing a package from main with non-free or contrib enabled. I have filed
> bugs for these packages.

Thanks. I don't know how I missed those.

> > And this:
> > yagf: Depends: 'cuneiform | tesseract-ocr' [choice 1: cuneiform from non-free]
> > which is also a bug but a less serious one.
>
> Why is this less serious? When you install yagf (with non-free enabled),
> apt-get installs cuneiform, which is non-free.

It's less serious because the package is installable without non-free
enabled, AFAICT. (I have only read the output from the script, not
followed up with the Packages files.)

Ian.


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