[Pkg-tcltk-devel] Bug#601591: Bug#601591: Bug#601591: tk8.4: Should not recommend xterm
sthibault at debian.org
Mon Nov 1 19:36:31 UTC 2010
reassign 601591 foo2zjs
Sergei Golovan, le Mon 01 Nov 2010 22:32:15 +0300, a écrit :
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 9:07 PM, Samuel Thibault <sthibault at debian.org> wrote:
> > Sergei Golovan, le Wed 27 Oct 2010 21:51:15 +0400, a écrit :
> >> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 9:35 PM, Samuel Thibault <sthibault at debian.org> wrote:
> >> > The origin of the problem is that foo2zjs, part of the print task,
> >> > recommends tk8.4 for its printer configuration tool. tk8.4 itself is not
> >> > very invasive, but xterm is. Maybe you could use replace xterm with xvt
> >> > (X terminal-emulator similar to xterm, but smaller), which only depends
> >> > on libx11.
> >> Well, it really doesn't matter which terminal to use. xvt seems fine to me.
> >> How do you think, is this bug important enough to be fixed during freeze?
> > Yes, because it makes the default installation of the Printer server
> > task quite bigger.
> Please, look at the discussion in bug 601970
> (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=601970). Relese team
> rejected the change in dependencies. And I tend to agree. It's more
> reasonable to make foo2zjs not to require tk8.4 and all X stuff. It's
> a printer driver, so it's supposed to work without X. The graphical
> configuration utility isn't vital for its work, so it's better to
> downgrade it to 'suggests'.
Ok, reassigning. What foo2zjs maintainers think of this?
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