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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 08:57:51 +0000
On Fri, 19 Mar 2010 03:54:28 -0500
Dale <rdalek1967@...> 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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Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
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Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
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