changes to base-x comps group

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Fri Feb 4 17:31:05 UTC 2011

On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 5:11 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting at> wrote:
> (Attempting to CC relevant spins/groups maintainers)
> I'm looking to do some rework of the base-x comps group. Right now, its
> main purpose in life is to provide the X server that is used by the
> various desktops (and the window-managers group, I suppose). However, given
> that, it has stuff in it that it really shouldn't - configuration tools,
> applets, session services, and so on.
> Attached is a patch series that attempts to remove this cruft from the
> base-x group, and place it, where relevant, in the appropriate desktop
> groups. (At least, the cruft that was on by default - I haven't attempted
> to weed out the optional packages yet.)
> Does this look sane, as far as it touches your particular desktop? In many
> cases, these tools/apps were getting removed/disabled by the live spins
> anyway.

Looks sane from the Sugar/MeeGo side of things, and is very much
appreciated as its been on my todo list for a long time.


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