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Month: November 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] tdegraphics dependency on kmrml-trinity seems too strong/unappropriate

From: Michele Calgaro <michele.calgaro@...>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:56:07 +0900
On 11/25/2014 06:15 AM, Timothy Pearson wrote:
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>> All,
>> I noticed today that tdegraphics depends on kmrml-trinity. Is the
>> dependency strictly required or can we remove it and
>> instead add a "suggestion" for kmrml-trinity in tdegraphics?
>> The reason for asking is that kmrml-trinity installs a control module in
>> "system administration" that comes up with a
>> "Cannot find executables gift and/or in the PATH.
>> Please install the GNU Image Finding Tool"
>> error message is GnuIFT is not installed. I do not use Gift and do no see
>> any need to use it, and the same is true for
>> the associated control module. So I would like to be able to remove the
>> package, but do not want to sacrifice
>> tdegraphics for that.
>> Comments are welcomed. I can take care of the changes if you agree.
>> Cheers
>>     Michele
> tdegraphics (and the other "large" packages such as tdebase, etc).
> purposefully install all possible packages from their corresponding TDE
> GIT module.
> The real bug seems to be kmrml-trinity not depending on gift.
Then should we add a dependency for gnuift?