[arch-general] Frustrating Dependencies

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Sun Nov 22 21:40:48 EST 2009

On 23/11/2009, Phillip Smith <arch-general at fukawi2.nl> wrote:
> Hi all,
> So, there's currently a frustrating chain of dependencies:
> digikam -> kdepimlibs -> akonadi -> mysql
> So to manage my digital photos, I need a relational database
> system...! On a desktop system that I don't use for development, it's
> a bit annoying to have to have mysql taking up space, downloads during
> updates etc.
> Is there anyway we can get around this particular chain of deps? It's
> not a major issue, but just "one of those things" ;)
from digiKam's description:
"Digital photo management application for KDE"
If you don't use KDE, why do you want to use a kde-based application
without KDE dependencies?

Andrea `bash` Scarpino
Arch Linux Developer

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