Subject: Re: pkg/30337
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 05/30/2005 17:33:15 writes:
> Synopsis: some gnome apps don't list help viewer as a dependency
> State-Changed-From-To: open->analyzed
> State-Changed-By:
> State-Changed-When: Fri, 27 May 2005 16:23:25 +0000
> State-Changed-Why:
> I don't think we should make these (and many other) packages depend on the
> GNOME help viewer, AKA Yelp.  Its dependency tree is not small, and it will
> get bigger if we want to make it work with Gecko instead of gtkhtml.

On the other hand, if you install a package, you generally have an
expectation that it will work, and that includes the help funciton. I
think it is necessary to add the viewer to the dependencies regardless
of how large they are.