r5444 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome xsoft/office

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Dec 18 08:04:52 PST 2005


bdubbs at linuxfromscratch.org wrote these words on 12/18/05 01:05 CST:
> Author: bdubbs
> Date: 2005-12-18 00:04:59 -0700 (Sun, 18 Dec 2005)
> New Revision: 5444
> 
> Modified:
>    trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
>    trunk/BOOK/xsoft/office/gimp.xml
> Log:
> Updated gimp to make recommended dependencies and configure command consistent.

Why is Gimp-Print now recommended for the Gimp package?

Isn't this taking the "Recommended" recommendation a bit far?

What is wrong with the way it was? Having --disable-print and
Gimp-print being Optional seems perfectly sane to me.

I think we are taking this a bit far, recommending dependencies
because (and I'm guessing here) we think that folks won't read
the command explanations and remove the switches if they need
to.

I think it is excessive and overly-babying the book.

-- 
Randy

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