What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Mon Jan 24 18:06:07 UTC 2011

Peter Robinson (pbrobinson at gmail.com) said: 
> >> > gnome-shell should not end up being a space problem, if it is you'd be
> >> > worried where the user is supposed to store his/here data ...
> >>
> >> On something like an XO-1 where it only has 1gb of storage anything
> >> extra removes space for user data. And you could have a different
> >> device for /home anyway
> >
> > An XO-1 is a special-purpose device that is probably best served by a
> > special-purpose OS in any case, IMO.
> we've had that discussion, please go and read back through the list archives.

Sure, but compare the space used by gnome-shell + mutter, vs the space
used by xorg-x11-drivers and its dependencies, or all the other kernel 
modules that don't serve a purpose on a hardware platform like XO.


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