Re: Minutes meeting Oct 26

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 04:36:21PM +0100, Vincent Untz wrote:
> Le lundi 27 octobre 2008, à 16:48 +0100, Olav Vitters a écrit :
> >  - also from leio: external dependencies being optional
> >     - explained that external deps are ok to be mandatory
> >     - leio gave example of vinagre depending on avahi for feature which
> >       not everyone wants
> >     - outcome: compile time things add to maintainers burden
> Not sure what's the issue here? It's quite clear that it's fine to
> depend on external deps in a mandatory way, isn't it?

Distribution is Gentoo. Meaning: USE flag so if you don't live Avahi,
you compile all software without Avahi. Our external dependencies result
in maintainers not caring. I agree with outcome documented above.


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