Excessive dependancies for OpenOffice 2.0 port

Jiawei Ye leafy7382 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 23:26:34 PST 2005

On 11/7/05, Jeremy Messenger <mezz7 at cox.net> wrote:
> > What functionality does 'devel/gnomevfs2' give us
> ============================================
> # cat /usr/ports/devel/gnomevfs2/pkg-descr
> The GNOME Virtual File System allows applications and users to treat
> any number of file system concepts as a part of the local filesystem.
> With GnomeVFS, filesystems across the internet, on connected devices,
> and in multiple formats are as simple to access (and write code for)
> as any directory on the local machine.
> WWW: http://www.gnome.org/
> ============================================
> Must be something that allow you to open and save file in VFS.
> Cheers,
> Mezz
The biggest advantage I see is that we can use OOo with underlying
smbclient transparently to the user. I don't have a problem with it
being optional though having it on as default may be more beneficial
to regular desktop users in a mixed environment.


"Without the userland, the kernel is useless."
               --inspired by The Tao of Programming

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