comps changes for f15

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Wed Jan 12 16:35:58 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 3:55 PM, Matthias Clasen <mclasen at> wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 13:43 +0000, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> Hi, all. Just wondering if changes to comps for F15 (GNOME 3) have been
>> considered already. It'd be good to have any necessary changes made ASAP
>> so that nightlies start to resemble what F15 final will look like, as
>> much as possible.
>> For a start it seems sensible to make gnome-shell mandatory, and maybe
>> gnome-panel would be default rather than mandatory. Per
>> , we'll also need
>> gnome-themes-standard to be installed by default, and I'm not sure
>> anything currently causes that; though adding it to comps may not be the
>> best approach, as that won't fix updates.
>> Are there any other necessary changes?
> I've made a first pass over comps and the spin kickstart files. Some
> things I've made:
> - replace gnome-themes by gnome-themes-standard, as you've noticed
> - don't include librsvg3 (which had only a very brief existence)

why was a lib ever explicitly included anyway. They should all be
pulled in by deps so you just list the core apps and deps get pulled
in as required.

> - update our exclusions to exclude libreoffice instead of ooo
> After these changes, I end up with a 730M desktop spin, even without
> rhythmbox.
> As far as further necessary changes, I see at least the following:
> - finish packaging cantarell fonts, and include them
> - smoke out perl dependencies again

Oh, its back again. It just won't go away :-/ I'll have another look,
it was on my todo list.


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