Re: Epiphany now Linux-only (was: [epiphany] Require NetworkManager)

On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 01:58:07PM +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-06-24 at 14:52 +0200, Xan wrote:
> >  this is not
> > particularly a new thing. Of course we could just make it optional on
> > the basis that some people might be interested in using Epiphany
> > outside of GNOME, but our future roadmap has more and non-trivial
> > integration with the GNOME UX in it, not less, so at some point this
> > will really make no sense.
> > 
> > The best solution, if any, is to solve this at the NM level to allow
> > others to use GNOME if they are interested, I'd say.
> I'm afraid that you'll need to make NetworkManager an optional
> dependency for now.

Actually the dependence on NM is quite soft. We could just depend on
the NM service being there and if it's not just not use it. For a
bunch of macros that we use and theoretically shouldn't change often
we don't need to have a compile-time dependency on NM.


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