libglade dependency

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Sat Aug 18 11:05:17 CEST 2007

On Sat, 18 Aug 2007 01:20:05 -0700 Josh Saddler wrote:

> Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> > What do we think about a libglade dependency for some Xfce modules?
> > Obviously it would be a hard requirement; not having the UI would
> > kinda suck.  AFAICT, libglade doesn't depend on anything we're not
> > already pulling in: glib, gtk, atk, libxml2.  The Gentoo ebuild
> > also depends on python, which I find a little weird -- might be a
> > soft dep.
> It's actually a runtime dependency in the Gentoo ebuild, and it is a
> hard dep. Not sure why actually -- I assume our Gnome team has some
> reason for forcing the python RDEP. PyGTK, maybe? Maybe ask either
> gnome at or drac at g.o (though he's also on this list) to find
> out why.

It looks like there are python bindings for libglade that get installed
-- I can't imagine that they're required.

> You sure you aren't leaving something out of your glade?

What do you mean?


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