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Re: Moving expat and a few other libraries to the base system

On Wed, Sep 09, 2009 at 07:49:08AM +0200, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> Hi,
> as seen over the last months there is a problem for some people
> who want to install binary package which depends on the Xorg
> expat library but they don't have the X11 sets installed.
> The idea which came up was to move the expat library out of
> the X11 sets into the base set.

This library is reasonably small.  I guess it makes sense.

> Joerg also mentioned that two more libraries could move too:
>  freetype
>  fontconfig

These are much, much larger and are really X11 (or at least GUI-)
specific.  I don't think it's a good idea.


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