To: discussions about usage and development of dia <dia-list gnome org>
Subject: Re: Prerelease of 0.94 is out
Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2004 20:34:04 +0200
On Sun, 2004-07-11 at 05:19, Andrew Ross wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-07-10 at 22:46, Lars Clausen wrote:
> > On Sat, 2004-07-10 at 12:54, Andrew Ross wrote:
> > >
> > > Should python and python-xml/pyxml be listed as build time dependencies?
> > > I couldn't find any mention of them in INSTALL, but they are required by
> > > sheets/checktrans.py (which is used to produce the sheet translation
> > > report).
> > >
> > I'd rather turn the sheet translation report off when not having
> > python. It's not like it's essential functionality for the end user.
> Would you prefer to keep sheet translation report separate from
> --with-python, so sheet translation report can still run when users
> elect _not_ to build pydia?
> If so, can configure simply autodetect python and python-xml/pyxml and
> adjust the makefile accordingly?
The sheet translation report is in no way essential to the build. I'd
prefer it just be skipped if no python is found.