Subject: Re: Proposal: Support for pure runtime dependancies
To: Ty Sarna <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/19/2003 10:32:01
On Fri, 19 Dec 2003, Ty Sarna wrote:

> them. Apparently xscreensaver-gnome is another example -- 30 packages
> depend on it. But do you really think any of them need to be rebuilt to
> update xscreensaver-gnome?

> Comments?

At first, we should get rid of recursive dependencies (which I have been
doing for a couple weeks). See "about PR 21097: runtime dependencies
should not be recursively registered" in this month's and last month's
tech-pkg archives.

   Jeremy C. Reed