List of the apps to be stripped of GNOME dependencies

Jani Monoses jani.monoses at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 21:30:01 UTC 2007


Lionel Le Folgoc wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Lionel Le Folgoc wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Giuseppe Torelli wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> can someone make a list of those apps which needs to be stripped of
>>> GNOME deps please? This way we can assign each app to volunteers and
>>> begin the work.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>> IMO, there is one important app:
>>
>> * evince: it's depending on libgnome{,ui,vfs,keyring} and pushing them
>> on the iso. This is not too much hard work (updating the patches from
>> the 0.5.2-0ubuntu7 version), a bit long though; I wanted to do it, but I
>> didn't have the time/motivation, sorry :/ (see
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/+bug/121871). I think
>> Jani should be able to help since he made the previous patches.
>>
> 
> Some news about this one: the libgnome{,ui} dependencies are caused by a
> packaging issue (the gnome variant is shipped in both packages) and
> should be fixed soon (see the link above for more details).
> The libgnome-{keyring,vfs} dependencies aren't a big pain, and since
> there is no real equivalent for libgnome-vfs, I think we can keep them.

good catch.
gnome-keyring we already have in Xubuntu since gksu depends on it.

Jani





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