package : chez-scheme-9.5 : x11 dependencies : why?
mayuresh at kathe.in
Tue Oct 23 04:04:08 UTC 2018
On 2018-10-22 03:28 PM, Lorenzo Salvadore via freebsd-questions wrote:
>> okay, so i might be getting on the nerves of some people with my
>> 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
>> depend upon x11 libraries; libX11, libxcb, libXdmcp, xorgproto and
>> 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
>> a package creator/maintainer so that i can contact him/her directly,
>> would be better than tormenting this mailing list, i think. ;-)
>> and is it possible to accomplish the above using the "pkg" tools.
> 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
> 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
> "pkg info www/firefox").
okay, that's a rather nice approach. thanks lorenzo, much appreciate
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