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Re: pkg/39763 (www/libgtkhtml has unstated dependency upon devel/gail)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/39763; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
To: Robert Elz <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost>
Cc: David Holland <>,,,,
Subject: Re: pkg/39763 (www/libgtkhtml has unstated dependency upon
Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2008 17:08:48 +0000

 On Sun, Nov 02, 2008 at 08:47:55AM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
  > No objection - the PR was only on libgtkhtml and that's fixed.
 Ok. And thanks for responding quickly. :-)
  > I didn't investigate the others at all really, certainly not enough
  > to have an real idea what was happening - just impressions.  I only
  > mentioned them because I was asked where else I'd seen the same
  > kind of thing as in libgtkhtml.  eog just happened to be one where
  > the nature of the error I saw looked much more like the libgtkhtml
  > one (as compared to the others where it was fairly clear that gail
  > was being demanded by something else that was being included.)
 Right. Well, it was worth looking into.
  > Last time I tried building eog it wasn't even getting this far, some
  > dependency it needed wasn't building (this is at least several days
  > ago now, perhaps a week) so I don't know what state it's in (nor what
  > would happen if I fed it an older gtk2+ library instead of the
  > current one.)
 It seems to have passed the most recent bulk build I can find, but I'm
 not sure if that's recent enough to be meaningful. But anyway, if it
 breaks we can see to it then.
 David A. Holland

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