dependencies on KJS/KHTML in kdelibs and kdebase-runtime

Michael Pyne mpyne at
Sat Sep 25 20:40:03 BST 2010

On Saturday, September 25, 2010 15:02:30 Chani wrote:
> > > wider availablility? well, given that kde depends on qt, kjs cannot
> > > have wider availability than qscript. as best they'd be equal - but
> > > as aaron explained, on mobile there's no room for multiple
> > > implementations of things. therefore qt has wider availability.
> > 
> > ldd and see it's dependencies, you'll notice Qt is *not* a
> > dependency.
> erm... but in order to not use qt, you'd have to not use any part of kde
> that depends on qt. which I would expect covers a *lot* of kde. so I think
> it's a moot point in this case.

I think his point is that if all you really needed was a JS interpreter, it's 
not fair to claim that KJS pulls in all of Qt (and therefore QtScript) 

This doesn't matter in the context of MeeGo where Qt and QtScript are 
guaranteed to be there already though.

 - Michael Pyne
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