[Sugar-devel] adding gtk as a dependency on sugar-artwork

Martin Abente martin.abente.lahaye at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 12:29:15 EDT 2015

>From the tests I have done, I confirmed it is used in building time,
therefore I have reverted the patch until we can determine a better

On Wed, Jul 1, 2015 at 12:05 PM, Martin Abente <
martin.abente.lahaye at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Sam,
> Different people reported an error while building sugar-artwork packages.
> The error is caused by this commit [1] which makes GTK a building
> requirement for sugar-artwork, but:
> a) if GTK version version is really used on building time, then the
> approach used in [1] is wrong, because the css would depend on the GTK
> version on the packager on something that is related to the final user
> runtime environment.
> b) if the GTK version is only used in running time, then we should make
> sure it does not become a building requirement.
> In either case, it does not seems to make sense to make it a dependency.
> Regards,
> Martin.
> Refs:
> 1.
> https://github.com/sugarlabs/sugar-artwork/commit/813a2d77d83284b031a4f2bd5775b9f82b12846e
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