[Debian-med-packaging] Bug#661200: Bug#661200: r-cran-vegan should Depends: r-cran-lattice
andreas at an3as.eu
Sat Feb 25 14:51:45 UTC 2012
in case you upload this package please verify the newly uploaded
r-base-dev version 2.14.2~20120222
which included our proposed patch. However, when looking now, the
prepending tilde is missing and we might need to convince Dirk for
another change. Could you please verify this?
On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 12:10:03PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 03:22:55PM -0800, Don Armstrong a écrit :
> > It is not possible to require(vegan) without having lattice installed;
> > thus r-cran-vegan should Depends: r-cran-lattice. [I'd also recommend
> > that the packages which are currently listed as Suggests: should be
> > Recommends: instead, as various functions of r-cran-vegan will break
> > if they're not available.]
> Thank you, I did not pay attention that the Imports field in the packages
> DESCRIPTION equates to a Depends requirement in Debian.
> For raising the packages from Suggests to Recommends, I am worried that it
> would pull a lot of packages through r-cran-rgl's dependance on mesa.
> How will you do in your cran2deb project? Raise all DESCRIPTION Suggests
> to debian/control Recommends ?
> Have a nice week-end,
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