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Re: [DEP-BLOAT] 'sendmail' requires 'cyrus-sasl'



On Mon, 2006-08-21 at 07:04 -0400, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> Enrico Scholz writes:
> 
> > pbrobinson gmail com ("Peter Robinson") writes:
> > 
> >> Why don't you bugzilla these?
> > 
> > This was https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=173315
> > 
> > Packagers seem to ignore remove-dep requests (e.g. ticket above is not
> > really solved, but issue is not painful enough (I am using now ssmtp on
> > most machines) to start a reopen-close-reopen cycle); therefore, the
> > maillist way. I will tell # for the other postings...
> 
> My favorite one is docbook-utils requiring jadetex and tetex-dvips, just for 
> docbook2tex and docbook2texi.
> 
> Even if you have no intention of ever screwing around with tex, and you just 
> want html or man page output, you still end up sucking down the entire tex 
> hairball, the whole kit and kaboodle.  I long ago suggested moving 
> docbook2texi? to a subpackage, nobody cared.
> 
> docbook2txt should also be moved into a subpackage, together with its 
> dependency on elinks.

Sorry this hijacked the thread, but +1. :-)  File a bug and write to the
list accordingly as Enrico's done.

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