Bug 102072 - elinks, as packaged, requires a dependency on XFree86-libs
elinks, as packaged, requires a dependency on XFree86-libs
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: elinks (Show other bugs)
beta1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2003-08-10 12:53 EDT by Sam Varshavchik
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:56 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.4.2-7.1
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Last Closed: 2003-08-11 08:14:53 EDT
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Description Sam Varshavchik 2003-08-10 12:53:35 EDT
elinks-0.4.2-6.1 requires XFree86-libs + several recursive dependencies to work.
It seems counterproductive to require X support for a browser whose explicit
purpose, seemingly, is to provide text-only web browsing.

If lynx is going to be obsoleted by elinks, it should be possible to install
elinks without any requirements on XFree86.

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