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FS#40303 - [wireshark-cli] Install pulls in portaudio / alsa etc

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Steven Haigh (CRCinAU) - Sunday, 11 May 2014, 05:15 GMT
Last edited by Timothy Redaelli (tredaelli) - Monday, 12 May 2014, 09:23 GMT
Task Type General Gripe
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Timothy Redaelli (tredaelli)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Upon attempting to install wireshark-cli, portaudio is a required dep - which pulls in a whole heap of other stuff:

$ pacman -S wireshark-cli
resolving dependencies...
looking for inter-conflicts...

Packages (14): alsa-lib- flac-1.3.0-1 gnutls-3.3.2-1 jack-0.124.1-1 libogg-1.3.1-2 libsamplerate-0.1.8-3 libsndfile-1.0.25-3 libtasn1-3.4-1
libvorbis-1.3.4-1 lua-5.2.3-1 nettle-2.7.1-1 p11-kit-0.20.2-1 portaudio-19_20140130-1 wireshark-cli-1.10.7-1

Total Download Size: 15.66 MiB
Total Installed Size: 75.94 MiB

Currently shows:
Depends On : krb5 libgcrypt libcap libpcap bash gnutls glib2 lua portaudio

Surely most of these (especially audio!) should be optional dependencies?
This task depends upon

Closed by  Timothy Redaelli (tredaelli)
Monday, 12 May 2014, 09:23 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Moved the deps from wireshark-cli to wireshark-gtk in 1.10.7-2