os15.packages.txt: Inkscape drags in perl

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 17:50:56 EDT 2011

On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 10:42 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 5:35 PM, Martin Langhoff
> <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Daniel, Peter,
>> perl
>> perl-libs
>> perl-Module-Pluggable
>> perl-Pod-Escapes
>> perl-Pod-Simple
>> perl-threads
>> perl-threads-shared
>> These seem to be brought in by Inkscape.
>> Don't get me wrong, Perl was my foundational language for more than 10
>> years... but still...
>> Should we axe Inkscape, or trim its dependencies?
> Why do we even have any Inkscape dependency at all? (You can generate
> SVG in Turtle Art :P)

Its used for the gnome desktop so as such its not a dependency on the
sugar desktop component so I suspect its included as a graphics
package for more senior kids.


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