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Re: Top 20 unnecessary dependencies [was: Re: A plan to get rid of unnecessary package dependencies]

On Thu, Sep 28, 2006, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> >Which is all crap. Yes, this is the list you need for static, but
> >pkg-config is recursing through modules even for dynamic linking which
> >is wrong. Now either pkg-config of the gtk+2 pc file needs to be
> >fixed, then you can start recompiling all the affected programs...
> The gtk+2 .pc file needs to be changed to mark a bunch of those Requires 
> as Requires.private, pkg-config provides all the necessary 
> infrastructure now.  (If not, please do file bugs.)

 Patching of gtk+-2.0.pc and friends is on the TODO, but will be
 implemented in the 2.10.x series, not in 2.8.  pango*.pc would have
 been my guinea pigs, but I'm not sure it's worth the risk so close to
 release now.

 Thanks for the reminder!

Loïc Minier <lool@dooz.org>

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