Bug#507159: Please Split 'rsvg.o' out of python-gnome2-desktop
joss at debian.org
Fri Nov 28 17:04:52 UTC 2008
Le vendredi 28 novembre 2008 à 11:38 -0500, simon at mungewell.org a
> Package: python-gnome2-desktop
> Version: 2.22.0-2
> The python binding for librsvg2-2 are used by desktop
> applications/interfaces other than Gnome, for example the OLPC 'Sugar'
> At present the binding for librsvg2-2 is included in the package
> 'python-gnome2-desktop', which has a significant number of dependencies on
> the gnome desktop. The dependencies are not require to work with/use
Please have a look at the analysis on
http://wiki.debian.org/GnomePythonSplitting that shows the potential of
splitting in gnome-python-desktop.
If we split out every module that is used by a subset of packages to
shorten their dependencies, we will end up with 10 packages, not 2.
It’s not a bad idea in itself, but it is a bit of work to do it
correctly, and a bit of clutter in the archive.
We’ll probably think about it again when GNOME 2.24 is in unstable.
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