New comps and full package list

Jesse Keating jkeating at
Mon Jan 15 13:19:55 UTC 2007

On Sunday 14 January 2007 21:10, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> Of course, it is another question why these daemons have to run by
> default and cannot be activated when the right hardware is plugged in.
> > > bluez-utils, gnome-bluetooth, nautilus-sendto-bluetooth (Maybe install
> > > on demand when bluetooth devices are detected?)
> >
> > Until we have such a system that can do this, we need to include them so
> > that the hardware Just Works.  We don't strip out all the kernel modules,
> > why would we do the userland too?  People expect their hardware to Just
> > Work, and we should ensure that it does.  Until such time that we can
> > detect their hardware when they try to use it and offer a way to install
> > the software to support it, we should include it in the spin, and
> > probably install it by default (note default, can still be unchecked).
> I'd propose that the first step in that direction would be to ensure
> that daemons are only started when the relevant hardware appears, see
> above.

I agree completely.  I think there was a goal for F7 to fix these hardware 
daemons.  So including the packages now shouldn't be a bad thing, with hopes 
that the packages will get better before the final release.

Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora
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