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Re: [trinity-devel] is hard dependency valid for CJK fonts for trinity-tdm/lib64xt6 on Mageia

From: "E. Liddell" <ejlddll@...>
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:11:31 -0400
On Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:54:34 -0400
Felix Miata <mrmazda@...> wrote:

> Trinity-tdm refuses to install because via skip.list I block useless fonts
> (daewoo, jis, isas) from polluting my system and wasting bandwidth during
> installation and updates, which in turn blocks installation of lib64xt6. :-(
> Googling for lib64xt6 seems interested only in providing hits for packaging and
> source, nothing about what it is or does. rpm -qi lib64xt6 does little better:
> Description:
> X Toolkit Intrinsics library used to build older generation toolkits such
> as Motif & Xaw.
> What could this have to do with otherwise optional fonts?

My guess?  Absolutely nothing.  CJK fonts aren't even an optional
dependency for the equivalent Gentoo package (x11-libs/libXt).  
This is a quirk of your distro's packaging, nothing more.

E. Liddell