vnc module not requiring X

Richard Watson richard at
Sun Jan 26 22:51:23 GMT 2003

Victor Pelt <peltco at> writes:

> i think it was decided that X was an "obvious" dependency and therefore
> wouldn't be listen as dependency for modules
> the same applies for windowsmanagers etc

Surely a dependency is a dependency? What measurement of obviousness
is used to decide what should and shouldn't be listed? What is gained
by not listing it?

And in any case there are vnc clients that do not require X, so it
doesn't even seem obvious to me that one would necessarily require

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