[PD] nogui mode WAS: Re: debian/ubuntu package for

Chris McCormick chris at mccormick.cx
Thu Jul 5 05:37:16 CEST 2007

On Wed, Jul 04, 2007 at 04:37:26PM -0400, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Jul 2007, Roman Häfeli wrote:
> >On Tue, 2007-07-03 at 12:56 +0200, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
> >>i think it would be interesting to split pd and pd-gui into 2 separate
> >>packages (pd recommending pd-gui, pd-gui probably depending on pd (but
> >>not necessarily)).
> >>right now, you can run pd with "-nogui", but due to all the dependencies
> >>in the package, you will have to install X, tk and so on. (correct me if
> >>i am wrong, i haven't checked)
> >i think, this is a good idea. puredata depends on tk8.4 depends on
> >libx11-6 depends on x11-common etc. so yes, in order to install pd now,
> >the whole x window system is installed.
> I don't see what's the problem. You don't have to install the whole X 
> Window System, because it's already installed anyway.
> Unless you ran out of diskettes.

Or you are running on a headless embedded system[1], or a flash-ROM
based system with no X[2].


[1] http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS7851725125.html
[2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gp2x


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