Akonadi etc (Neil Winchurst)

Neil Winchurst barnaby at drofle.co.uk
Fri Feb 24 09:42:57 UTC 2012


On 23/02/12 18:30, Mark Greenwood wrote:
> 

> 
> Well OK you use it as you see fit, but the designer of the digital clock
> decided that it would be great to link it to the calendar. This requires
> Akonadi. So the clock requires Akonadi. There's a big difference between
> making a component optional and solving the often highly complex
> dependency requirements when it comes to packaging software. In this
> case it seems those problems are not easily resolvable and so the
> digital clock has Akonadi as a dependency. So if you remove Akonadi the
> package manager will remove the digital clock also. You can always force
> the package manager to remove only the packages you tell it to remove,
> but then your system might become unstable. Take the good with the bad.
> 
> Mark
> 

Are there no other digital clock widgets around that don't require akonadi?

Neil



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