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Re: Re: [Fwd: [Bug 138454] - gedit uses eel which is not api stable]

On Sat, 2004-05-29 at 10:54 +0200, J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) wrote:
> On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 08:43:10 +0100, Crispin Flowerday wrote:
> > > Doesn't seem very consistent to me, and a lot of big GNOME apps 
> > > (epiphany, galeon, control-center, abiword) depend on Eel.
> > 
> > Why do you think that? Galeon and epiphany certainly don't depend on
> > eel.
> galeon 1.3.14acvs20040520-1's /usr/lib/galeon-bin certainly does ("NEEDED
> libeel-2.so.2"). It may be that it needs to be relibtoolised to cut out
> unnecessary library dependencies though, and that libeel is among those.

Ahh, sorry, I was thinking from a code PoV, galeon doesn't use any
libeel functions itself.

This libeel dependancy is pulled in via the dependancy for libnautilus
(which is used for the nautilus view). Other applications that have a
nautilus view will almost certainly depend on libeel, although that
doesn't necessarily mean they use the code directly.


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