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On Mon, 2012-05-21 at 13:29 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Monday 21 May 2012 12:08:21 Alexandre Rostovtsev wrote:
> > Realistically, every Gentoo machine, with the exception of pure deployment
> > installations that don't build any packages (and therefore don't care about
> > autotools.eclass anyway), already has intltool installed.
> extending the set of machines that you care about to include all setups is
> obviously wrong (i certainly have machines that "build packages" that don't
> have intltool installed). and even if that wasn't true, it'd be entirely
> irrelevant. spurious dependencies are not acceptable.
I apologize; I must have run "equery d intltool" while experimenting
with a patched autotools.eclass, and that led me to grossly overestimate
the number of packages depending on intltool.
So you are correct, many Gentoo machines do not have any reason to have