su, 2005-11-20 kello 18:14 -0800, Steve Langasek kirjoitti: > On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 11:43:47PM +0200, Martin-Éric Racine wrote: > > su, 2005-11-20 kello 10:16 -0800, Steve Langasek kirjoitti: > > > On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 07:29:00PM +0200, Martin-Éric Racine wrote: > > > > Given how Unicode compliance is a release goal for Etch, having > > > > libfribidi0 in Recommends is not sufficient; it > > > > really must show in Depends. > > > > No. "Unicode support" refers to applications functioning in a UTF-8 > > > locale > > > as correctly as they do in a single-byte locale. > > > And it indeed doesn't function correctly here. Not putting libfribidi0 > > as Depends breaks newt operation on UTF-8 locales, which in turns also > > affects debconf. Without it, debconf does NOT work correctly under a > > UTF-8 locale using the 'dialog' front-end. > > Then you should have said that (and in a separate bug report, no less) > instead of claiming that dependencies were missing. If UTF-8 isn't working > right without lifribidi0, then something's buggy in the UTF-8 support, > because libfribidi0 should *not* be required for this.
You really ought to check the whole thread for this bug before mailing. This bug already was about the missing dependency, which the maintainer "solved" by adding a Recommends, instead of a Depends. -- Martin-Éric Racine http://q-funk.iki.fi
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