Which fonts should be pulled in by desktop environments as dependencies?!

Hedayat Vatankhah hedayat.fwd at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 01:51:50 UTC 2011

/*Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at>*/ wrote on 02/22/2011 6:49:00 PM
> Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>> Le Lun 21 février 2011 22:27, Hedayat Vatankhah a écrit :
>>> Thanks for the answer. I also thought that it is reasonable, but wanted
>>> to make sure before calling others for it. I just wonder if it is
>>> possible to have group dependencies in comps.xml or by packages! What is
>>> the best way for enforcing such dependencies in Fedora?
>> Well that is a question for fedora-devel and the tools people :)
> Well, please do not add hardcoded dependencies on all those packages to 
> desktop environment packages. If I don't need fonts for [insert language 
> here], I should be able to remove them. The fonts group in comps, which is 
> already installed by default, is the right place for those fonts.
Is it possible to depend on a group instead of a package at all? And if
that's possible, what happens if a default package of a group is removed?!


> Localized live kickstarts also need to be able to remove fonts for locales 
> they don't support, to make room for packages to support the locales they do 
> support.
>         Kevin Kofler
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