Package: cdebconf
Version: 0.130
Severity: normal

In order for cdebconf to replace debconf, cdebconf would need to be
installable in a basic Debian environment where gtk+ would be
unavailable. Installing cdebconf instead of debconf in such a situation
brings in intolerable numbers of dependencies, even if the gtk+ frontend
is not going to be used (e.g. on a buildd or chroot).

cdebconf needs a package split (or possibly more than one) so that the
gtk+ frontend is optional, along with it's dependencies.

This would produce:
Versions of packages cdebconf depends on:
ii libc6 2.7-11 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii libdebian-installer4 0.58 Library of common debian-installer
ii libnewt0.52 0.52.2-11.2 Not Erik's Windowing Toolkit -tex
ii libtextwrap1 0.1-6 text-wrapping library with i18n -

Much better for a genuine debconf replacement.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-2-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages cdebconf depends on:
ii libatk1.0-0 1.22.0-1 The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii libc6 2.7-11 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii libcairo2 1.6.4-1+b1 The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii libdebian-installer4 0.58 Library of common debian-installer
pn libdirectfb-0.9-25 (no description available)
ii libglib2.0-0 2.16.3-2 The GLib library of C routines
ii libgtk-directfb-2.0-0 2.12.9-4 The GTK+ graphical user interface
ii libgtk2.0-0 2.12.9-4 The GTK+ graphical user interface
ii libnewt0.52 0.52.2-11.2 Not Erik's Windowing Toolkit -tex
ii libpango1.0-0 1.20.2-2 Layout and rendering of internatio
ii libtextwrap1 0.1-6 text-wrapping library with i18n -

cdebconf recommends no packages.

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