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Re: gimp option for print/gutenprint-lib

Frederic Fauberteau <> writes:

> I agree with you. The printer that I plugged on my Raspberry is
> supported by either a proprietary driver that can be installed on
> Linux/x86_64 or gutenprint. The approach that consists in testing
> print/gutenprint-lib seems easier for me than testing qemu or wine to
> make the proprietary driver working. But I tested to install
> print/gutenprint-lib as seen on another host and I see lang/rust as a
> dependency. Therefore I think it is relevant that the gimp dependency
> could be turned off in the context of a custom building. And I think
> gimp should be default on too.

Sounds good.  Actually the gimp plugin should be in a split package but
I haven't done that.

> I just looked at the dependencies of graphics/gimp and I seen it
> depended on x11/gtk2. But if graphics/gimp was dependant on x11/gtk3,
> maybe print/gutenprint-lib should also need gtk2 for its own ui. I
> have no idea... And I have no objection to restore the explicit
> x11/gtk2 dependency.

You might be right that it's wrong.  I just don't want two logical
changes in one commit.   My impression though is that the plugin uses
gtk2 itself.

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