Subject: Re: gimp depends on emacs?
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Berndt Josef Wulf <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/04/1999 07:48:38
Matthias Scheler wrote
> In article <>,
> 	Berndt Josef Wulf <> writes:
> > I believe that it wouldn't make much of a difference to the maintainer of 
> > emacs to include the missing docs and delete emacs out of the top
> > Makefile.
> And I think that adding redundant files will only cause problems. If you
> really care about the problem write a small shell script or program which
> creates the documentation files and send it to the authors so that future
> version of "gimp" won't need "emacs" for building.
> And of course we would be glad to add that script or program to our
> "gimp" package.

Why not leave them out if they are redundant? I never missed them for
the time I've been working with gimp. 

cheerio Berndt
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