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Re: Why is python a dependency of gtk2?

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 01:21:17PM +0100, Jens Rehsack wrote:
> Hi,
> because python didn't compile on AIX I checked whether x11/gtk2 really
> requires python.
> Answer: No. It compiles and runs fine without. My intension is to get
> a running editors/vim-gtk2
> on each of our development platforms (and leave it in a way, the
> customer can use even when
> I'm gone).
> Why it is a default dependency which can't be turned off?

The dependency was added because gtk2 installs a python script

gtk2 itself (the libraries) don't need it though.


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