(Very) bogus package dependencies

Marcin Cieslak saper at system.pl
Sun Dec 9 17:35:40 PST 2007

Alex Goncharov wrote:
> There has been a point recently made on a `freebsd-' list about
> unnecessary dependencies of the `xorg-server' package, it being
> dependent on `gnome' and `hal', for example. That's a valid point and
> I am with those who don't want this dependency to exist -- but at
> least this dependency can be somehow justified.
> But I cannot find any justification for this:

HAL and D-Bus are needed to support input device hotplug - new feature
of X.org 7.3.



cdr-tools may be needed (just my guess) to implement storage interface
for various CD media:



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