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Re: Removing arts, aalib from default options
On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 02:30:48PM +0200, John Marino wrote:
> On 10/20/2012 13:24, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> >I'd like to propose removing
> > arts (sound system used by KDE3)
> > aalib (ASCII Art library)
> >from the default-on options to the default-off options.
> >KDE3 is on the way out; the few people still interested in it can add
> >"arts" to their default options.
> >aalib never was very useful, it was just a fun hack.
Sounds good to me.
> The loss is clear, what's the anticipated gain?
> To lessen the dependencies to build KDE3?
To not have arbitrary packages depend on the obsolete arts. It's not
only KDE3 that had support for arts: many other packages throughout
the tree have an option to use it. And the KDE3 packages don't have
such option, so the change doesn't affect them.
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