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Re: Recent upgrade to wish leads to a problem
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 20:15:04 -0500
- Subject: Re: Recent upgrade to wish leads to a problem
- References: <70952A932255A2489522275A628B97C3129F4A01@xmb-sjc-233.amer.cisco.com> <1330563447.7632.19.camel@YAAKOV04>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 06:57:27PM -0600, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>On Wed, 2012-02-29 at 13:43 -0800, Matt Seitz (matseitz) wrote:
>> Would it help to add "xinit" to the requirements for tcl-tk and other
>> packages that now require an X11 server?
>> I know that there are some use cases where "xinit" isn't actually
>> required. But would the benefit (fewer problem reports from new users)
>> be worth the cost (installing "xinit" for some users who don't actually
>> require it)?
>Asking the same question in a dozen different ways won't change the
>Using X requires user intervention to start an X server first. No
>amount of automatic dependencies will change this, and therefore I don't
>expect that the number of questions would change one iota.
I agree 100% but this now qualifies as a FAQ so maybe we should add an
entry about tcl/tk.
In the meantime, if people are piling on to suggest this because they
think it will cause someone to add xinit as a dependency to something
please be assured that this will not happen.
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