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Fri Feb 9 05:30:13 PST 2007
In article <B7E1222A-F448-48BD-B1F6-6CFC5EE9C618 at geeklair.net>,
"Daniel J. Luke" <dluke at geeklair.net> wrote:
> do they need to be there at build time, or will lyx just use them if
> they appear in the future?
they're run-time dependencies. certain menu items either do nothing or
give an error message if a dependent port isn't available.
> In the first case, you could add a variant that adds dependencies on
> the other ports. In the second case, you could use a 'ui_message' to
> let users know that additional functionality is available if they
> install the other ports themselves.
> I'm sure others will have other ideas too. The 'best' solution
> probably depends on the specific of the lyx port and the other ports
> it can make use of.
i had forgotten about printing to the screen. if possible, i'd like to
use an "automatic" solution but what you've suggested would certainly be
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