glib dependancy in KDE3.x

Alexander Kellett lypanov at
Thu Mar 6 16:40:25 GMT 2003

On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 05:25:57PM +0100, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> Yes, but IMHO (and maybe a lot of others) it should be optional.
> I have a simple SB (es1371) sound card with /dev/dsp1 and /dev/dsp2, for me 
> this is really enough. I can run xmms on /dev/dsp2 and all other apps can put 
> stuff into /dev/dsp. Even without this I didn't run arts, I don't need it, 
> /dev/dsp works perfectly for me.

cool. never realized my last soundcard could do this :)

> How about splitting arts in some way so that only the arts libs which are 
> needed to build the rest of KDE are included in arts/ and the rest in 
> kdemultimedia/ or kdebase/ or whatever ? Or a config switch for arts/ 
> --build-only-really-required-stuff ? ;-)

couldn't agree more. wouldn't it be possible to 
do a "/dev/null" arts replacement for the sound 
stuff in kde?


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