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On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 12:47 PM, "Paweł Hajdan, Jr."
> I think that the packages that currently depend on one icon theme, could
> instead just depend on that virtual. For example, xfce works fine
> without the xfce theme, provided some other theme (like gnome or tango)
> is there.
> Is it a requirement that more than one package should depend on it until
> we can extract a virtual? I think it would simplify managing the
> dependencies anyway.
This is very similar to when you want to add a global USE flag. In
that case we usually require 5 packages and a general non-specific
purpose. It can easily be translated to the present situation.
More practically I would say: use your brain. If you think it makes
sense then go for it.