editors/vim installs to /

David O'Brien obrien at freebsd.org
Tue Oct 5 18:15:23 UTC 2010

On Sat, Oct 02, 2010 at 04:38:34AM -0700, Rob Farmer wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 23:02, David O'Brien <obrien at nuxi.org> wrote:
> > For gtk1, I have 13 packages that require it.  For gtk2, I have 49
> > packages that require it.  So I agree their are significantly more ports
> > that depend on gtk2 -- and thus little way to avoid having it installed
> > on one's system.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> In my experience, unless you choose one of the minimalist window
> managers and are very selective about what you install, GTK 2 might as
> well be part of X.

Ok, I've gone ahead and changed the default GUI to gtk2.

> I personally like Ade's suggestion, since it makes a gui opt-in for an
> application that functions perfectly well without one.

This may be a good approach to take -- but I didn't see a need to not
change the default GUI for now.

-- David  (obrien at FreeBSD.org)

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