Devuan bug report logs - #294
task-kde-desktop silently pulls in unattended-upgrades

Package: tasksel; Maintainer for tasksel is Devuan Dev Team <devuan-dev@lists.dyne.org>;

Reported by: Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack@member.fsf.org>

Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 11:33:01 UTC

Severity: normal

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From: Mark Hindley <mark@hindley.org.uk>
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Olaf,

I am doing some work on tasksel for beowulf and saw this bug.
It still appears to be present.

On Sun, Feb 17, 2019 at 08:23:48PM +0900, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> I think the easiest way to get out of this "mess" is to downgrade the
> dependency on unattended-upgrades from a Recommends: to a Suggests: in
> python3-software-properties.

The problem with that is we don't currently fork that pacakge.

The other way might be to not include apper. I don't use KDE myself and have no
idea if that would be more of a problem? Do you use the desktop?

Best wishes

Mark


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