X11 automagic dependencies

Michael kensington at astralcloak.net
Tue Apr 17 10:58:57 UTC 2012

Raphael Kubo da Costa <rakuco <at> FreeBSD.org> writes:

> Michael <kensington <at> astralcloak.net> writes:
> > Hi,
> >
> > In kde-workspace, there are twelve optional X11 dependencies which are
> > automagic. I'd like to fix this by adding an option to disable at configure
> > time.
> Have you hit any concrete problem due to these automagic dependencies?
> They are created by CMake's own FindX11.cmake and kde-workspace already
> seems to do some checks for some of the variables before using their
> features.

I have not encountered any problems per se - rather, it is the automagic
behaviour itself I find to be undesirable. In this case, adding an option to
disable doesn't change the default behaviour for users that don't care, but is
very handy for users that do.

Best regards,

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