4.6 Beta 1

Dirk Hohndel dirk at hohndel.org
Tue Dec 13 07:59:55 PST 2016

> On Dec 13, 2016, at 2:41 AM, Miika Turkia <miika.turkia at gmail.com> wrote:
> Installing subsurface to yakkety requires me to install also the
> following dependencies. I really dislike the idea of installing
> avahi-daeman and libnss-mdns. From my point of view, these are useless
> on any normally configured network, and I have so far never used
> network autoconfigurations... (Didn't look that carefully into other
> libraries.)
> ---8<---
> The following additional packages will be installed:
>  avahi-daemon geoclue-2.0 iio-sensor-proxy libdouble-conversion1v5
> libgeoclue-2-0 libgrantlee-templates5
>  libnss-mdns libqt5bluetooth5 libqt5bluetooth5-bin libqt5concurrent5
> libqt5positioning5 libqt5qml5 libqt5quick5
>  libqt5script5 libqt5sql5 libqt5sql5-sqlite libqt5webkit5 libqt5xml5 libzip4
> ---8<---

Subsurface doesn't depend on avahi-daemon nor on libnss-mdns
Both of those must be implicit dependencies of other libraries we depend on :-(

> Anyway Subsurface was installed successfully. However, when I started
> Subsurface for the first time, declined checking of updates, imported
> an XML log, and hit quit (without saving), subsurface GUI disappeared,
> but the process keeps on running, apparently forever.

That's not good. If you attach to it with a debugger, what is it doing?


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