package : chez-scheme-9.5 : x11 dependencies : why?

Lorenzo Salvadore phascolarctos at
Mon Oct 22 15:28:37 UTC 2018

> okay, so i might be getting on the nerves of some people with my
> rhetoric
> about unnecessary dependencies, and i am really sorry about that.
> i just don't seem to understand why a package like chez-scheme-9.5 has
> to
> depend upon x11 libraries; libX11, libxcb, libXdmcp, xorgproto and
> libXau.
> the rest, i.e. libxml2 and libpthread are understandable, but why x11?
> also, would like to know the method to find the name and email address
> of
> a package creator/maintainer so that i can contact him/her directly,
> that
> would be better than tormenting this mailing list, i think. ;-)
> and is it possible to accomplish the above using the "pkg" tools.
> thanks,
> ~mayuresh

To contact the maintainer directly you should post a bug on the following website:

If the summary of your bug starts with "category/portname: " (for example, www/firefox: ),
then the maintainer will automaticaly receive an e-mail with your bug description.

If you want to contact the maintainer without the bugzilla intermediary, you
can find the e-mail address looking at the output of pkg info (for example,
"pkg info www/firefox").

Lorenzo Salvadore.

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