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Bug 567766

Summary: x11-plugins/vicious - missing dependency on net-wireless/wireless-tools
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: siebz0r <siebz0r>
Component: [OLD] LibraryAssignee: Maxim Koltsov <maksbotan>
Status: UNCONFIRMED ---    
Severity: normal CC: wired
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Attachments: Ebuild depending on wireless-tools

Description siebz0r 2015-12-08 10:38:57 UTC
Created attachment 418752 [details]
Ebuild depending on wireless-tools

x11-plugins/vicious provides a wifi widget which uses iwconfig to get its data. Without iwconfig it returns 0 instead of erring.

In the source can be seen iwconfig is used:

Instead of always depending on wireless-tools, the ebuild could implement the useflag "wifi" which, when disabled, would remove "wifi.lua" and not depend on wireless-tools.