Robert Huff wrote:
 > Tim Judd writes:
 > >  Reference - dependency list for OOo 3.0.1 package, 7.1-R i386:
 >         <deleted>
 > >  I'm not sure why there's so much depenencies, but if anyone wants
 > >  me to post it, I want to know.
 >         Because OOo declines to re-invent the wheel?  Some of these are
 > easy to understand if you know almost nothing about programming -
 > the fonts for example.  Others, like cairo, pango, expat, and CUPS,
 > are established libraries for dealing with things like text
 > input/rendering, graphics, and printing.  "gtk" is the GUI tookkit.
 >         What I don't understand is things like pciids-20090224.

It's required by hal.  About half of the dependencies seem
to be Xorg-related things (fonts, libraries, protocols).
There are also dependencies for supporting various graphics
formats (png, jpeg, tiff) and scripting languages (python,
perl).  Well, it all adds up.

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