Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 08:58:24
Message-Id: 20100319085751.1c7f5dca@snowmobile
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it by Dale
On Fri, 19 Mar 2010 03:54:28 -0500
Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com> wrote:
> Ciaran McCreesh wrote: > > On Thu, 18 Mar 2010 23:17:17 +0100 > > Ben de Groot<yngwin@g.o> wrote: > > > >> Because it is extremely useless to the great majority of users. > >> > > Most packages in the tree are useless to the great majority of > > users. > > Which is why most users don't install everything. I have about 1000 > packages installed here. The packages installed are either something > I use or a dependency of something I use. What exactly is this being > installed for again? If nothing depends on it, there is no need to > have it.
It's being installed because it's a dependency of something you use. Replace Python with any other library and we wouldn't be having this discussion. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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