Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 219643
Should maxima-gui depend on xdg-utils?
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:51 EST
Description of problem:
When I install maxima-gui, I also have to install xdg-utils, a bunch of bash
scripts. I suspect it is unnecessary for maxima to depend on xdg-utils.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Yup, it really does need it, to spawn off your prefered web browser when
clicking on www/help links. The previous alternative was to use maxima's
hard-coded choice of webbrowser (mozilla?) ):
(In reply to comment #1)
> Yup, it really does need it, to spawn off your prefered web browser when
> clicking on www/help links.
Isn't htmlview sufficient?
xdg-utils supercedes/is-superior to htmlview.
OK. Thank you for explaining this.