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Author: tempforever
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] X11: safe to remove?
Thanks for all of your responses. I did successfully remove it, with no
ill side effects to be seen so far. In my particular case, I don't use
java, or, apparently, other things that depended on X11. Not sure it
was actually necessary to remove (it wasn't) but at the very least I did
free up a little bit of disk space. :-)

Rick Moen wrote:
> 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.