[rrd-developers] Re: abstraction from libart

Tobias Oetiker oetiker at ee.ethz.ch
Tue May 17 06:15:21 MEST 2005

Hi Burton,

check out the rrdbuild.pod with this you get a binary that has no
external dependencies ...


Yesterday Burton Strauss wrote:

> Sure ... My interests are simple.  Ha Ha...
> The problem is that whenever somebody goes to install a binary package for
> something which uses rrdtool, they pick up the dependences of the package
> creator.  If the packager for a particular tool (sigh, usually me) is lazy
> WRT a particular distro, everyone who uses that package ends up with a chain
> of ugly dependencies.  rrdtool -> Freetype -> XFree86.  Or we have to point
> people to a special build flag (Gentoo's USE) or special version (Ubuntu's
> gd-noxpm).  Etc.

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