How to test for a D-Bus run-time dependency?

Alexander Neundorf a.neundorf-work at
Tue Aug 17 23:15:01 CEST 2010

Hi Friedrich, :-)

On Tuesday 17 August 2010, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> Hi,
> So what could I do to test at build-time the correct version of cagibi, so
> cagibi can be listed as usual as (missing) dependency?
> Is there some similar case of a run-time-only (D-Bus) dependency?

Run-time dependencies shouldn't be tested at buildtime (as packagers will tell 
So if it builds also without cagibi, then that's fine for building.
If you add such tests, the packagers will pop up either on the kde-buildsystem 
list and complain or just patch the test out again.


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