Excessive dependancies for OpenOffice 2.0 port

Alexander Nedotsukov bland at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 15 06:57:54 PST 2005

Guys, may I suggest to let GNOME users automatically pickup gnomevfs 
while leave others happy too?
See http://www.freebsd.org/gnome/docs/porting.html Optional GNOME 
Dependencies for details.
I think same true for both OO an Eclipse ports.

Panagiotis Astithas wrote:
> 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.
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Mezz
>>> 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.
> Regards,
> Panagiotis
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