Evolution without gnome

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at marcuscom.com
Sun Nov 2 10:00:48 PST 2003

On Sun, 2003-11-02 at 08:46, sebastian ssmoller wrote:
> hi,
> recently i set up a new freebsd current. i want to use xfce4 as
> desktop/window manager but also evolution as mail client. i had a look
> at the dependencies of evolution and found out that evolution depends on
> the whole gnome2 desktop (!)
> can anyone explain me why evolution depends on things like gnome-panel,
> gnome-desktop, ..., please? 

It doesn't.  However, it does optionally depend on gnomepilot2 which
depends on gnomepanel.  You can build Evo with -DWITHOUT_PILOT to remove
that dependency.

> is there any way to use evolution without gnome-desktop installed (i
> googled a bit but havnt found any useful information yet) ?

Of course.  Just launch it under another desktop.


> thx 
> seb
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