Publican requires KDE?
kms at passback.co.uk
Fri Apr 18 08:35:23 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 10:43 +1000, Jeff Fearn wrote:
> Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-03-28 at 11:59 +0000, Keith Sharp wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> I noticed that Publican (0.3.0 from Rawhide) has a
> >> BuildRequires/Requires for kdesdk. I don't use any other KDE software
> >> and this requirement causes a huge additional download on my system.
> >> Could someone explain why Publican needs this packages and if there is
> >> any way this could be avoided?
> > Being a GNOME user myself, I'm not thrilled by this either -- the right
> > answer may be as simple as tweaking the packaging of kdesdk to provide a
> > subpackage on which we can depend instead. I'd imagine the binaries we
> > need are /usr/bin/xml2pot and /usr/bin/po2xml from that package, maybe
> > tied up in kdesdk-i18n or something like that.
> > Jeff Fearn should be around on the list -- Jeff, how close did I come
> > there to the right answer? :-)
> 100% correct.
> AIUI Jens Petersen has asked about getting a separate package, I don't
> know how far he got thought.
I've created two bugs, with patches, requesting that kdesdk be modified
to have a kdesdk-potools sub-package and that Publican depend on this
rather than kdesdk: 443023 and 443024.
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