glib in kdesupport: yes or no?
neil at qualityassistant.com
Sun Mar 9 08:59:01 GMT 2003
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On Sunday March 09, 2003 12:42, Stefan Westerfeld wrote:
[Snip irrelevant politics]
> Thus, the only question to judge for whether or not I put glib-2.0 in
> kdesupport seems to me: "is it practical to do so".
> For me, its extremely unpractical, because I already have a distribution
> that gets glib-2.0 for me, and also includes pkg-config, and I don't
> want two versions. Thus, I think it might be inconvenient for a lot of
> other developers as well, due to the same reasoning.
For some of us, it's impractical for KDE to depend on glib at all. Putting
glib in kdesupport makes it less difficult for some of us, should you add
> And if you still think KDE and GNOME are seperate projects, and for that
> reason don't want to install glib-2.0 on your system, I think you're
> keeping up the illusion that KDE and GNOME are working on different
> goals. They are not. Thus, this is no valid reason for me.
For some of us, your aims to make an inconsistent, least-common-denominator
amalgam of GNOME and KDE are not valid reasons to add a new dependency to
Neil Stevens - neil at qualityassistant.com
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