The Xpra 4 dependencies for the deb builds (ubuntu eoan) have excessive dependencies (package recommend-type)
On a KDE system, trying to install xpra results in apt wanting to pull in the whole of gnome, evolution and whatever.
This is not because of the hard dependencies, but of the recommended dependencies, that get anyway installed by default.
The culprit seems to be gnome-shell-extension-appindicator
gnome-shell-extension-appindicator, xpra's system tray has no hope of being shown on a gnome desktop (and even with this extension, it's still difficult to ensure it will be shown..).
Maybe we can change the dependency to:
Recommends: gnome-shell-extension-appindicator | some-generic-KDE-package?
What would that package be?
@callegar: How about r26364? Would that work?
Not heard back, closing.
Sorry, I've been late... much better! Only weird thing remaining are the gnome-backgrounds.
Only weird thing remaining are the gnome-backgrounds
AFAICT, this has no dependencies on anything else, and since we currently create the background symlink at build time, so there is no way to use the kde variant.
this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/2763