On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 05:50:05PM -0400, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 5:34 PM, Adrian Bunk <b...@debian.org> wrote:
> > Any fix for swt-gtk should also include fixing the other RC bug #879170,
> > and that would keep webkitgtk in buster - removing webkitgtk from buster
> > without also removing libswt-webkit-gtk-3-jni is simply wrong.
> >
> > An actual fix has to include either updating Eclipse or removing
> > Eclipse from buster.
> Yeah, um, I looked into removing Eclipse from Buster and from what I
> saw, it did not appear practical. See my report at comment #130
> https://bugs.debian.org/681726
> Eclipse is the only remaining reverse-depends of #879170 in Testing
> once tuxguitar migrates soon. So if we ignore Eclipse, we're left with
> the RC bug I am fixing in my NMU being the only thing keeping
> webkitgtk from being removed from Buster.

Your "if we ignore Eclipse" is not a valid approach.

If removing Eclipse from buster is not practical, then removing a
(transitive) dependency of Eclipse is not practical.

> Thanks,
> Jeremy Bicha



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