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Re: Destkop-y requirements for plain command line tools

On Mon, Feb 21, 2022 at 10:28:57AM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I installed lftp on a server machine (command line only, no X installed,
> no desktop or anything like that) and wondered about the strange
> dependency:
> Information for lftp-4.9.2nb1:
> Comment:
> Powerful command line file transfer client
> Requires:
> openssl>=1.1.1dnb2
> readline>=6.0
> hicolor-icon-theme>=0.9nb1
> I understand openssl and readline, but I don't get the icon thing. Can this
> be avoided?

It installs a desktop file and an icon.


Why is it important? hicolor-icon-them is a one-file package with no dependencies.

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