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Re: [ITP] mtr


On 21/07/2019 19:27, Brian Inglis wrote:
On 2019-07-21 12:10, Brian Inglis wrote:
On 2019-07-21 06:59, Jon Turney wrote:

Not sure what you intend, so either (i) explicitly configure --without-gtk, or
(ii) add the needed gtk devel package(s) to DEPENDS.

My fractured grammar probably didn't help make clear that I consider either of these alternatives valid.

From what you write, it seems you really intended to omit gtk support, so I'd suggest you consider alternative (i) i.e. explicitly configure --without-gtk, and potentially revisit this when someone demonstrates a need for mtr with gtk.

Built with gtk2.0-devel installed now requires libgdk_pixbuf2.0_0 libglib2.0_0
libgtk2.0_0 which probably drags a lot of X in.
Is there a standard way to offer subpackages with and without X in these cases?

I guess you could add a mtr-gtk subpackage, to contain a mtr built with gtk support.

Unfortunately cygport can't create subpackages with conflicting files, and we can't mark packages as conflicting (yet), so you'd need to rename the mtr executable in that subpackage (e.g. as mtr-gtk)


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