> On 31 Mar 2023, at 17:07, Raul Rangel <rran...@chromium.org> wrote:
> 
> ´╗┐Hello,
> I was looking at the glibc
> [ebuild](https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/tree/sys-libs/glibc/glibc-2.37-r1.ebuild#n136)
> and noticed that it contains a lot of RDEPEND:
>    RDEPEND="${COMMON_DEPEND}
>        app-arch/gzip
>        sys-apps/grep
>        app-alternatives/awk
>        sys-apps/gentoo-functions
>        !<app-misc/pax-utils-${MIN_PAX_UTILS_VER}
>        !<net-misc/openssh-8.1_p1-r2
>    "
> Are gzip, grep, awk just legacy from before the EAPI7 era, or does
> glibc actually invoke grep, awk, etc? I'm working in a cross-compiled
> environment (not cross- packages) and wanted to avoid pulling in the
> additional dependencies if they aren't necessary.
> 

I suspect some of these may be IDEPEND candidates for locale-gen.

> Thanks,
> Raul

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