depends/utilize updates for Gnome-Section (BLFS20020930)

Tobias Stöckmann tai.stoeck at
Mon Sep 30 07:47:14 PDT 2002

> 2. I found it more confusing to relist dependancies, so there is an 
> assumption that if you installed ORBit, than GLib is satisfied.  The 
> attempt was that if your package needed "libgnomeui" for example, you could 
> trace back and collect all the dependencies.
IMHO this _is_ the better way. I was just confused, because some BLFS-descriptions include some "dependencies" that are already fulfilled by dependency "foo". 

> 3.  Most of the "will utilize" came from observation of the configure 
> process, I did not test for actual usage.  So for packages like linc, my 
> tendency would be to remove openssl when testing showed it was not 
> utilized.
So I've done. Linc doesn't look for openssl, but ORBit2 does.
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