Andreas Pakulat apaku at
Sat Nov 3 19:09:33 GMT 2007

On 03.11.07 19:24:35, Kurt Pfeifle wrote:
> John Layt wrote:
> > If we had to build a cupsdoprint in every one of those apps, each 
> > of them would pick up a compile-time dependency on CUPS, and we would have to 
> > give cupsdoprint a different name for each to avoid install clashes. 
> Hmm, I don't get this.
> Why can't they use all the same generic "kdedoprint" (which tries CUPS
> first, and falls back to BSD if CUPS is not here)?
Well, I suspect the kde-core-developers wouldn't be too happy with a
completely new app in kdebase/runtime and kdelibs is already closed
since some time for such additions. So there's simply no place to put it
and those apps could depend on...


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