changes to base-x comps group

Bill Nottingham notting at
Fri Feb 4 18:33:00 UTC 2011

Peter Robinson (pbrobinson at said: 
> 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.

I knew I was going to forget a spin on the CC list, sorry about that. Thanks
for the review!


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