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. Best regards Oliver -- Oliver Fromme, secnetix GmbH & Co. KG, Marktplatz 29, 85567 Grafing b. M. Handelsregister: Registergericht Muenchen, HRA 74606, Geschäftsfuehrung: secnetix Verwaltungsgesellsch. mbH, Handelsregister: Registergericht Mün- chen, HRB 125758, Geschäftsführer: Maik Bachmann, Olaf Erb, Ralf Gebhart FreeBSD-Dienstleistungen, -Produkte und mehr: http://www.secnetix.de/bsd We're sysadmins. To us, data is a protocol-overhead. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"