[arch-general] netctl provides wifi-menu which is unusable

Nowaker enwukaer at gmail.com
Thu Feb 27 07:22:50 EST 2014

 > Have you looked at netctl's optional dependencies?

Of course I have but the question is - what is the point of providing a 
binary that doesn't work at all without some optdepends?

Optdepends are used for software like lighttpd or apache where some 
optional modules may need these optdepends. /usr/bin/wifi-menu is a 
first class citizen of this package, not just some optional module.

I don't know of any other package that would do the same.

 > I've really got to wonder what the rational is here, he doesn't
 > want to pay attention to pacman's output, maybe? 	

I do pay attention to the output, but current state of wifi-menu in 
netctl is a nonsense. And what is a nonsense needs to be fixed, right? 
Three other people already agree with me.

Kind regards,
Damian Nowak

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