What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 22 23:07:55 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 12:05 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 10:57 PM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 10:22:28PM +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:
>>> what about users choice? Isn't that what free software is about?
>> You have the freedom to modify the packages to remove any dependencies
>> you want to. You don't have the freedom to insist that packagers support
>> that use case.
> So what are all the people that don't have video cards suppose to do
> that don't support 3D. Use KDE? I thought gnome was continuing to
> support that use case?

And it still does ... in that case it will start metacity and
gnome-panel even without user interaction. (which has nothing to do
with package dependencies other than a few megabytes of disk space
that aren't worth worrying about imo).

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