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Re: pkg/49605 (wm/i3 missing dependency x11/dmenu)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/49605; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Tonnerre LOMBARD <>
Subject: Re: pkg/49605 (wm/i3 missing dependency x11/dmenu)
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:42:34 +0100

 The reason why dmenu is not a dependency of i3 is that it is not
 actually a dependency. There is the option of using dmenu as a menu for
 i3, but you can use any other kind of menu. It is true that the default
 configuration uses dmenu so perhaps it shouldn't be installed by
 There would be a point in adding dmenu as a recommendation for i3, but
 as far as I know we don't have a "recommends" header.

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