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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0004839Kali Linux[All Projects] Kali Package Improvementpublic2018-07-24 08:49
Reporterkali-bugreport Assigned Tosbrun  
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
Product Versionkali-dev 
Target VersionFixed in Version2018.3 
Summary0004839: Move texlive-latex-extra dependency from greenbone-security-assistant-common into openvas-manager-common
DescriptionCurrently the package greenbone-security-assistant-common has a hard dependency
to the textlive-latex-extra package. This brings various problems:

1. The GSA doesn't need this dependency at all
2. The dependency is an optional and only needed on run-time by the OpenVAS
Manager for the generation of PDF reports.
3. The package is pulled in as a dependency and not a recommendation.

To allow a headless installation of OpenVAS (e.g. without the GSA) by keeping
the PDF report generation working by default i'm suggesting to:

1. Move the texlive-latex-extra dependency from greenbone-security-assistant-common into openvas-manager-common

2. Lower the "dependency" to a "recommend" so people have still the choice to
not install the whole texlive distro if they don't want to have a PDF report generation.



2018-07-24 08:49

manager   ~0009380

openvas-manager version 7.0.3-1: recommends textlive-latex-extra
greenbone-security-assistant version 7.0.3+dfsg.1-1: no more depends on textlive-latex-extra

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2018-07-06 13:17 kali-bugreport New Issue
2018-07-06 14:34 sbrun Assigned To => sbrun
2018-07-06 14:34 sbrun Status new => assigned
2018-07-24 08:49 sbrun Status assigned => resolved
2018-07-24 08:49 sbrun Resolution open => fixed
2018-07-24 08:49 sbrun Fixed in Version => 2018.3
2018-07-24 08:49 sbrun Note Added: 0009380