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Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 20:39:45 +0400
From: Aleksey Cherepanov <>
Subject: Re: Aleksey's daily status report #13

On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 05:13:41PM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> On 08/20/2012 03:53 PM, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote:
> > - dependencies (needs qt and john, and does not need anything else)
> So if a user intends to use johnny with openwall's john version (either
> official or jumbo), he needs to install the distribution's john package
> anyway.

... or (such advanced) user could install johnny "forcing
dependencies", i.e. saying to installation system to ignore

> May be it is the best way to proceed, because most users of
> johnny will probably not be that familiar with john, and they'll expect
> exactly this behavior.

At this time I think its ok to have john in dependencies. But I do not
know how to proceed later.

Maybe we could make two versions of packages: with and without
dependency on john.


Aleksey Cherepanov

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