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

Yury G. Kudryashov urkud at
Wed Aug 18 09:35:47 CEST 2010

Sune Vuorela wrote:

> On 2010-08-17, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau at> wrote:
>> 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?
> In general, you should not fail nor 'not install' things based on which
> runtime component that aren't available in the build environment.
> giving a non fatal warning "Foo not found, but is recommended at
> runtime"
>> Is there some similar case of a run-time-only (D-Bus) dependency?
> iirc, the kajonggh python game does this, along with other python stuff.
As well as printer-applet
> /Sune

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