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