glib dependency

Daniel Silverstone
Fri, 05 Mar 2004 16:03:38 +0000

On Fri, 2004-03-05 at 15:55, Anthony Metcalf wrote:
> 	I'm new to DBUS, been reading the ml for a few days. I'm trying to
> install DBUS on a headless gentoo box, I have udev working already. I'm
> stumbling on the glib-2.0 dependency, being a headless box I don't
> have/want glib. Is this a problem with the ebuild (I have -gtk in my USE
> flags if anyone cares) or a an actual dependency of DBUS, and if so why?
> From what I have read of DBUS it shouldn't have any need of graphics.

GLib isn't a graphical library. It's a set of generic types, useful
functions etc.

GTK is a graphical toolkit and is based on GLib


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