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Re: dasher (Re: Netbook support - status update?)

On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 09:45:47PM +0000, Julio Merino wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 6:33 PM, Patrick Welche <> 
> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 04:05:02PM +0100, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> >> The dasher README suggests that the Gnome depencies are optional
> >> (although recommended, but only expat and gtk2+ are strictly
> >> required). ÂWould it be possible to make the gnome dependencies
> >> optional and build a package with minimal dependencies? ÂI tried
> >> ./configure --without-gnome but it still insisted on the presence of
> >> gnome and bonobo libraries.
> >
> > Â--disable-a11y
> >
> > is the option you want as the accessibility toolkit depends on orbit
> > and bonobo. This is changing with a move to dbus... (Avoiding
> > intltoolize and its perl dependencies is more interesting...)
> AFAIR, intltool is only a build dependency, so it's a non-issue.
> And, please, please, if you want to make gnome dependencies optional,
> create a new package, say dasher-gtk, which builds dasher without gnome
> support.  Don't add a build option to dasher to disable these
> dependencies.

Apart from the whole discussion on how optional dependencies should be
tackled within pkgsrc, has anyone been able to build dasher without gnome?
I haven't so far.


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