On Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:48:36 Scott Kitterman wrote:
> The point of packages like this is to make gtk based applications look
> better when used in a Plasma environment.
> 
> Consider the idea of an installation that includes no gtk applications to
> start with. In such an installation as this, the package has no immediate
> use, so not having a gtk depends does no harm and keeps gtk off a system
> where it's really not needed.
> 
> Then later, when a gtk using application is installed, and gtk is pulled
> onto the system because of it, it will automatically look nice because the
> oxygen theme was already there.

I see... I do not like the idea of breaking valid package dependency. 
Oxygen-gtk3 is actually uses symbols from libgtk and it feels wrong to remove 
valid dependency for no good reason. Besides there may be situations when GTK 
application is not installed using package management system (e.g. from 
sources to /usr/local) in which case it won't be useful to have broken 
relationships between packages. When it is ever useful?

I am not convinced and I think little gain is not worth introducing RC-
critical bug (missing dependency).

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 Dmitry Smirnov
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