[Slackbuilds-users] mplayerplug-in.SlackBuild

Eric Hameleers (SBo) alien at slackbuilds.org
Sat Feb 24 19:13:18 UTC 2007

Robby Workman schreef:
> Niki Kovacs wrote:
>> I just had some trouble building mplayerplug-in. After googling a bit, I 
>> found the solution: mozilla header files for Slackware are contained in 
>> the Seamonkey package. Only, my install is just a bare minimal desktop 
>> (got a set of tagfiles for that) and doesn't include Seamonkey.
>> Maybe it's a good idea to mention it in the README.
> Perhaps, but there's a slippery slope there - if we start mentioning
> dependencies that are in a stock Slackware installation, then where
> does that end?  Are we obliged to do that for all packages, or only
> in cases where it's not obvious?  Who gets to decide what's obvious?
> This of course is not my decision only, as we (the admin team) make
> those as a team, but I am of the opinion that we should not start
> this, as it creates the expectation of doing so for other scripts.

I will not approve of listing dependencies that are part of stock Slackware.
After all, Pat himself considers the default Slackware installation to
be a _full_ installation, since no dependency checking is done in the
Slackware packaging system.


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