Excessive dependancies for OpenOffice 2.0 port

Panagiotis Astithas past at ebs.gr
Tue Nov 15 02:00:54 PST 2005

David O'Brien wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 03:19:49PM +0800, Jiawei Ye wrote:
>>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.
>>The biggest advantage I see is that we can use OOo with underlying
>>smbclient transparently to the user.
> The issue is we don't provide underlying smbclient transparently to any
> other non-GNOME app that I'm aware of.

We do it for java/eclipse, too. However, there is a WITHOUT_GNOMEVFS 
option for avoiding the dependency.


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