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Re: Re-enabling cups option in gtk3

On Sun, May 10, 2020 at 06:21:39PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> 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.

Splitting out libcups from cups effectively requires implementing
subpackages, so I'm not thrilled to have a secondary bikeshed.

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