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Re: Python extraneous dependencies

On 24.02.2019 3:29, Steven Penny wrote:
> I noticed that "python36" requires "binutils". Further, I noticed this
> dependency chain:
>     python36 > libuuid-devel > pkg-config > libglib2.0_0
> "binutils" is 5,863,216 bytes and "libglib" is 3,044,044 bytes. I am of the
> opinion we should not be including large dependencies like these

pkg-config has a built-in copy of glib partly for this reason.

P.S. Unrelated: Just noticed that cygwin ML auto-inserted signature is slightly
broken - it should have a space after "--", but doesn't. Whoever maintains this
mailing list, please fix that.

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