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Bug 667912 - sys-auth/consolekit - questionable dev-libs/glib USE=dbus USE dependency
Summary: sys-auth/consolekit - questionable dev-libs/glib USE=dbus USE dependency
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Jason Zaman
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Reported: 2018-10-06 21:23 UTC by Mart Raudsepp
Modified: 2018-10-06 21:23 UTC (History)
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Description Mart Raudsepp gentoo-dev 2018-10-06 21:23:07 UTC
All >=consolekit-1 versions have a

>=dev-libs/glib-2.40:2=[dbus]

dependency. But glib[dbus] just pulls in dconf, and nothing else anymore. If you really need dconf, please depend on it directly, but I doubt you do. If it was added for something else, you might have a problem by now, as that's all glib[dbus] does nowadays (and I'm trying to get rid of it).
If you need gdbus-codegen during build, then you want to depend on that at build time directly (it's split out by now). If you need GDBus API, then that's always built by dev-libs/glib, USE=dbus doesn't matter.

Please get rid of the dbus USE dep in all consolekit ebuilds after review.