[arch-general] Frustrating Dependencies

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Mon Nov 23 06:54:49 EST 2009

Am Montag 23 November 2009 schrieb Giovanni Scafora:
> 2009/11/23, Heiko Baums <lists at baums-on-web.de>:
> >  I'm running a Linux only system, so I don't need samba. Wouldn't it be
> >  possible to move smbclient from depends to optdepends in the affected
> >  packages?
> Why do you don't fill a bug report for those packages?
Some depends are made for convenience, you can build the packages with ABS 
without those depends, if they don't stop the program from starting remove 
them and add then to ignore array in pacman.conf.

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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