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Re: Re-enabling cups option in gtk3 writes:

> On Sat, May 09, 2020 at 08:57:12AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> I think the issue with cups as a dependency is not the weight, but that
>> it installs server programs and particularly binaries like lpr that
>> shadow base programs.  I think if the cups libraries are installed, but
>> not the server pieces and especially not lpr, then there really is no
>> problem.
> I'll be frank, with this being the condition for committing, I'd rather
> throw the patch down the drain. I'm only dealing with CUPS as a favour
> to someone else, and I don't want to implement leot's pet projects of
> how GTK3 can be more minimal. I have my own todo items to worry about.

That's of course completely your call.

If people think that my notion that installing gtk3 or similar should
not lead to a /usr/pkg/bin/lpr that shadows /usr/bin/lpr is off base,
I'm happy to hear about it.   This is the issue that I remember as being
the most  upsetting to the most people earlier.

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