vnc module not requiring X
kc8apf at kc8apf.net
Sun Jan 26 18:39:27 GMT 2003
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glibc, gcc, and linux are assumed. That is because every module in the
moonbase requires them. As for X, the debate has been going on for a while.
It's pretty much boiled down to, if someone adds X as a dependency to the
toolkits and other things that require X (i.e. programs that doen't require X
via another dependency) then it will stay that way, but until then, nothing
On Sunday 26 January 2003 06:05 pm, Victor Pelt wrote:
> my understanding?
> x, glibc, linux (kernel) and windows managers are all left out
> but maybe one of the lunar developers could further explain this
> On Sun, 2003-01-26 at 16:51, Richard Watson wrote:
> > Victor Pelt <peltco at mail.utexas.edu> 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
> > it.
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