Bug 65605 - Cant build text only, requires Gnome
Cant build text only, requires Gnome
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: passwd (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-05-28 10:20 EDT by Michael McLagan
Modified: 2013-07-02 18:55 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-31 14:25:34 EST
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Description Michael McLagan 2002-05-28 10:20:10 EDT
Description of Problem:
passwd requires Gnome libraries

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
0.67-1

How Reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to install passwd RPM without libg, etc.
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Actual Results:
RPM refuses to install.  Ignoring dependancies leaves a passwd that
will not run.

Expected Results:
Passwd is a text program and should not require graphical libraries to
install or run

Additional Information:
Comment 1 Jindrich Novy 2004-10-31 14:25:34 EST
Michael, glib is not a graphical library at all. It is used frequently
by GTK+ and GDK, but it's not related very much to graphics. It
contains very useful functions not present in glibc such as g_malloc,
g_strdup, etc. and is also used heavily by some other pure text
oriented applications such as mc.

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