Wallpaper Cleanup

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 17:30:56 UTC 2015


On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 6:04 PM, Ryan Lerch <rlerch at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 01/20/2015 11:03 AM, drago01 wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 4:16 PM, Ryan Lerch <rlerch at redhat.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I have been working on a feature proposal for a while now to propose
>>> cleaning up the wallpapers that we present to the user by default in
>>> Workstation. It has been on the agenda for the last few meetings, but we
>>> have run out of time in those meetings :(
>>>
>>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/WallpapersCleanup
>>>
>>> Basically, the proposal is to clean out the wallpapers that we currently
>>> present to the user, and just show:
>>>
>>> 1. The default fedora wallpaper for the release (the one created by the
>>> Fedora Design Team)
>>> 2. The default wallpaper for the upstream desktop release (e.g. the
>>> default
>>> GNOME wallpaper for the release of GNOME being shipped)
>>> 3. A new set of 15 alternative default wallpapers chosen from the past
>>> Fedora supplemental wallpapers. The supplemental wallpapers are a set of
>>> wallpapers (that change every release) that are included in the repos for
>>> people to install and use. The idea here would be to choose 15 of the
>>> best
>>> from all past supplemental wallpaper packages to be included by default.
>>
>> Semi related we should do something about this ever changing
>> wallpapers ... hit me multiple times that after an upgrade I end up
>> with a white wallpaper because the file was removed.  Not that big of
>> an issue but it looks bad.
>
> Hmmm, i have never had this issue. Usually the package that supplies release
> n-1 stays around for release n for me. The upgrade shouldnt remove
> previously installed packages should it?

No but files. If foo-1.0.rpm ships whatever.png and foo-1.1.rpm no
longer ships it ... its gone.


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