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From: (Achim Gottinger)
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Python Probs
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 10:34:28
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Python Probs by Jerry A!
"Jerry A!" wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 12, 2001 at 09:56:52AM -0700, drobbins@g.o wrote: > : > : I know this may sound weird at first, but I'd rather disable X11 and tcl/tk > : support in sys-devel/python, and create a *third* python optional package -- > : python-x11. I don't want to force people to install Xfree86 and tcl/tk just > > Actually, that makes sense. Otherwise, at some point we'll be building > larger and larger (perl|python|ruby|etc) installations with larger and > larger dependencies. Let's keep the really extraneous stuff that's not > in the base system under dev-(lang). >
Yes but therefore we have the use option. python is not the only package that can be compiled with tcl-tk support. If you have tcl-tk on your system, and you set the use tcl-tk variable. Everythin that can have tcl-tk support should get it. At the moment I include all support that is possible if I build a package. But I have a big use-ToDO over here. :-) Achim~~
> > --Jerry > > name: Jerry Alexandratos || Open-Source software isn't a > phone: 703.599.6023 || matter of life or death... > email: jerry@××××××.com || ...It's much more important > || than that! > _______________________________________________ > gentoo-dev mailing list > gentoo-dev@g.o >