[arch-dev-public] request for dbus in core

James Rayner iphitus at iphitus.org
Sun Oct 12 01:49:35 EDT 2008

On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 3:09 PM, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> A while ago I got a request from Thomas to make a stripped down dbus
> package that does not depend on libx11 so he could use it for
> wpa_supplicant which is also in core.
> As more and more services start to interact with this dbus thing, I'd
> like to move the new dbus-core package into core. This pulls in one
> extra dependency from extra, which is expat at this moment.
> The new dbus package contains only the x11 parts of dbus and stays in
> extra.

my support for [core], as an upcoming netcfg version will take
advantage of the wpa_supplicant dbus interface.

Though, why did you split it rather than just using optdepends. Only
one very minor utility needed libx11 and you'd only be using it if you
had X installed.

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