Changing the recommends to depends for dbus-user-session won't fix the
immediate problem, unless gnome-terminal is changed to use something other
than `dbus-launch` to do whatever it is that it's trying to do. dbus-x11
provides the dbus-launch executable. dbus-user-session does not.
Is there a guideline on how major changes should be to the stable release?
In testing of course it makes sense to implement the new dbus-user-session
method. To fix the problem in stable, would it be the least amount of
change to bump dbus-x11 from recommends to depends? Then no actual code
has to be changed on stable.
On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 12:04 AM, Michael Biebl <bi...@debian.org> wrote:
> Am 10.08.2017 um 01:29 schrieb Mark Hedges:
> > Package: gnome-terminal
> > Version: 3.22.2-1
> > Severity: important
> > Tried to install gnome-terminal by itself on a system without the
> tasksel window system tasks run. It wouldn't launch until I manually
> installed the dbus-x11 package. Looks like the control file needs this
> > Versions of packages gnome-terminal recommends:
> > ii dbus-user-session [default-dbus-session-bus] 1.10.18-1
> > ii dbus-x11 [dbus-session-bus] 1.10.18-1
> dbus-x11 is deprecated and should not used directly anymore. With
> systemd, dbus-user-session is the preferred method.
> We could consider bumping that recommends to a depends.