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

Alessandro Doro ordo.ad at gmail.com
Thu Feb 27 09:41:22 EST 2014

On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 03:24:38PM +0100, Simon Thelen wrote:
> I don't consider this nonsense, wifi-menu is not an essential part of
> netctl so dialog shouldn't be in the depends. wifi-menu also isn't
> important enough to receive its own package. I see zero problem with
> wifi-menu remaining a binary in netctl that requires an optdepend in
> order to function because wifi-menu does nothing extraordinary but
> provide a simple user interface to netctl.
> To sum it up: the status-quo is fine as it is. There is no point in
> changing something that not only works but also makes perfect sense.

Moreover, netctl is in base so it shouldn't bring unessential dependencies. 

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