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On Mon, Sep 06, 1999 at 06:14:31PM -0400, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> > > DENTS seems to depend on bits from gnome -- glib in particular. Is
> > > this so wise?
> > 
> > Are you sure? I just ran 'configure' for DENTS, and glib isn't in the
> > makefile anywhere - in fact, the string -l doesn't even appear in it.
> > However, I do see information about Orbit, which concerns me more than
> > glib does. Glib, after all, is only a library of commonly-used
> > functions; orbit is a CORBA server. Why do they need that?
>   I was looking around their website a little, and it looks like they use
> CORBA as the mechanism for controlling and reconfiguring the server.  I
> don't know if this bothers you or not :) I wouldn't say that this makes it
> depend on Gnome, though, and glib certainly isn't a Gnome dependency.

Neither does our liborbit0 depend on GNOME - and it's not a very large
package, either, just some 500kb installed size.

enJoy -*/\*- don't even try to pronounce my first name

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