Subject: Re: games/dopewars should not depend on gnome1-dirs
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: David W. Talmage <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/17/2003 15:25:33
On Thu, 17 Jul 2003 20:05:32 +0200
"Julio M. Merino Vidal" <> wrote:
>On Thu, 17 Jul 2003 13:31:43 -0400
>"David W. Talmage" <> wrote:
>> Currently, the Makefile insists that dopewars depends on gnome1-dirs.
>> The version of dopewars that the Makefile builds is the one with the
>> curses client, so there is no need to depend on gnome1-dirs.
>> It might be true that the gui client depends on gnome1-dirs.  If
>> people want the gui client, then how about making another package for
>> it.  Call it dopewars-gui or some such and don't make the curses
>> client.
>Have you checked what gnome1-dirs is for?  Have you checked its dependancies?
>It depends on nothing except gnome-dirs.  It is only used to handle the
>shared directory share/gnome/apps/Games, where dopewars installs a file.  If
>you install gnome later, you will have the icon in the menu.  I don' see how
>it hurts.  Check dopewars/PLIST cvs log for more information.

It hurts because gnome1-dirs depends on X11.  The curses-only version
of dopewars shouldn't depend on X11.  I should have said so before and
I appologize for not coming to the point sooner.

David Talmage