Oliver Fromme writes: > > > 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.
So it's not just things that OO depends on directly, but things those programs depend on, /ad incipio/. That's ... confusing. Robert Huff _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"