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

Friedrich W. H. Kossebau kossebau at
Wed Aug 18 01:14:33 CEST 2010

Hi Alex, :)

Mercredi, le 18 août 2010, à 00:15, Alexander Neundorf a écrit:
> 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 you).
> 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.

Ah, good, thanks for the answer. Just, where do I then note the runtime 
dependency, incl. the needed versions?

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