Re: libcanberra as an external dependency

On Thu, 07.08.08 12:52, Joe Marcus Clarke (marcus freebsd org) wrote:

> Ross Burton wrote:
>> On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 12:25 -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>>> While esd may be considered old, it's not exotic.  It is THE sound server 
>>> for GNOME right now.
>> It is the *deprecated* sound server for GNOME.  We don't complain when
>> applications stop linking to libgnomeui because they can use modern
>> replacements, so I don't see the problem here.
> But the modern replacements for libgnomeui are blessed GNOME dependencies.  
> I don't see pulseaudio listed in the platform, desktop, or external 
> dependency lists.

I'm note sure what the exact policy on what a blessed GNOME dependency
can be is. But somehow I am pretty sure that the requirement that an
(optional) dependency of a blessed dependency must also be blessed is
NOT part of the policy.


Lennart Poettering                        Red Hat, Inc.
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