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Re: no{thing} build profiles

On Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 08:03:49PM +0200, Matthias Klumpp wrote:
> libgpgme is communicating with gnupg in the background - having
> libgpgme without gnupg itself will render the library completely
> unusable and break existing users of the library.
> Therefore, if you have something that wants libgpgme, you will also
> always want gnupg installed to ensure the library functionality is
> actually provided.

> Also, gnupg/libgpgme are tiny, so you won't waste much disk space
> here.

*Was* tiny.  gnupg now pulls in a pile of dependencies and is 12MB on top of
the package providing the actual gpg binary.


For some applications, that's substantial.  I'm not sure if that's the case
for any of the reverse dependencies of libgpgme.

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