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Author: Rick Moen
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] X11: safe to remove?
Quoting wirelessduck--- via Dng (dng@???):
> > On 3 Oct 2020, at 00:12, Dimitri Minaev via Dng <dng@???> wrote:
> > Because of Swing, I suppose. Java allows one to create GUI apps,
> > too.
> The headless jre package also has X11 dependencies.

Though I'm certainly aboard for avoiding and eliminating bloat, I'll
point out that running selected X11 executables from a headless host,
e.g., tunneled over 'ssh -Y' to a remote X server, is a very, very
standard use case. This of course includes Java bytecode that makes
X11 calls.

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