Re: [Emdebian] excessive dependencies
+++ Neil Williams [2009-04-21 21:23 +0100]:
> On Tue, 21 Apr 2009 21:54:00 +0200
> Hector Oron <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> It's bad enough that xauth depends on cpp (Crush avoids this problem
> but Grip is stuck with it).
And alsa-utils depends on python so it's impossible to install an alsa
mixer (even a comand-line based one like amixer) without 20Mb of
python). Room for imprevement there I think. We are rapidly heading
for a world where you always get python _and_ perl in any non-trivial
Actually I might make my primary task at debconf this year fixing some
of these most egregious dependencies.
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