Curiosity, Are Cursor Themes that Critical?
matt at mattmccutchen.net
Thu Jun 3 15:04:55 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 23:14 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-06-03 at 08:35 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > On 06/03/2010 03:28 AM, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > >
> > > That is just making things complicated, for minimal gain.
> > >
> > >
> > Yes and no. Purely as a desktop user, there isn't much of a gain but
> > certainly for a more minimalistic environment it makes sense to list
> > them in comps and not add a artificial dependency. It also helps Fedora
> > Remixes switch defaults with minimal amount of effort. I think leaving
> > things customizable is a benefit. I don't see much of a complication
> > really.
> The complication was the talk about virtual provides and whatnot.
I don't see what is complicated about adding a provide of "cursor-theme"
to each cursor theme and changing the requires of libXcursor, etc. to
"cursor-theme". The same approach is used other places in the
distribution, e.g., for "desktop-notification-daemon".
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