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Re: gconf transition

* Josselin Mouette 

| > /usr/lib/libgconf2-4/gconf-sanity-check-2: error while loading shared
| > libraries: libpangocairo-1.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such
| > file or dir
| Ladies and gentlemen, this is a perfect example of why linking indirect
| dependencies is a very bad thing. Let me explain.

No, it's not.  At least not in the way GTK & friends work.

| Of all binaries shipped with GConf, gconf-sanity-check is the only one
| using GTK+. The only application using gconf-sanity-check is
| gnome-session. On first sight, it looks safe to exclude
| gconf-sanity-check for the computation of gconf dependencies, 

Uhm, this is where you go wrong.  You can't just exclude binaries
nilly-willy like this.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are      : :' :
                                                                      `. `' 

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