Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Tue Jan 28 23:40:33 PST 2003

On January 28, 2003 11:18 pm, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> Of course zlib is necessary for libmng.  But zlib is now installed in
> LFS by default.  We haven't been listing programs installed in LFS as
> dependencies.  I felt it should be removed for consistency.
> Does that change any minds?

Actually I would still leave it listed. I think the idea of deps. is that you 
want to show people what you need installed, or maybe more to the point 
_leave_ installed to have that package remain working. zlib might be in the 
LFS book but what if:
1) you don't install zlib with the book
2) decide you don't need zlib so you want to uninstall it not knowing that 
libmng needs it.

Gerard Beekmans

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