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Re: hal Depends:

On Sep 20, 2004 at 09:49, Isaac Clerencia praised the llamas by saying:
> I have just tried to install hal to give it a try, but have been overwhelmed 
> by the things it requires to install:
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
>   gnome-keyring hal libbonobo2-0 libbonobo2-common libbonoboui2-0
>   libbonoboui2-common libcroco3 libeel2-2 libeel2-data libgail-common
>   libgail17 libgnome-desktop-2 libgnome-keyring0 libgnome2-0
>   libgnome2-common libgnomecanvas2-0 libgnomecanvas2-common
>   libgnomecups1.0-1 libgnomeprint2.2-0 libgnomeprint2.2-data
>   libgnomeprintui2.2-0 libgnomeprintui2.2-common libgnomeui-0
>   libgnomeui-common libgnomevfs2-0 libgnomevfs2-common libgtkhtml2-0
>   libnautilus2-2 libpanel-applet2-0 librsvg2-2 librsvg2-bin librsvg2-common
>   libselinux1 libzvt2.0-0 python2.3-dbus python2.3-gnome2 shared-mime-info
> I suppose hal doesn't really need gnome-keyring, libgnomecups or 
> libnautilus2-2, IMHO dependencies should be added more carefully, splitting 
> packages where needed, or setting them as Recommends if they are not really 
> *needed*.
> Best regards


This is down to the hal-device-manager being part of the same package as
hald. It will be split shortly so hald doesn't need to install half of

David Pashley
Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione.

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