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Bug 567766 - x11-plugins/vicious - missing dependency on net-wireless/wireless-tools
Summary: x11-plugins/vicious - missing dependency on net-wireless/wireless-tools
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Library (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Maxim Koltsov
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-12-08 10:38 UTC by siebz0r
Modified: 2015-12-10 07:03 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Ebuild depending on wireless-tools (vicious-2.1.3-r1.ebuild,692 bytes, text/plain)
2015-12-08 10:38 UTC, siebz0r

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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.