What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 13:34:51 UTC 2011


On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 12:24 PM, Rahul Sundaram <metherid at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/25/2011 12:29 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 09:11 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
>>
>>> I've added the dependency to gnome-panel. That should achieve the same
>>> for gnome users on upgrade, without affecting other spins.
>> But it doesn't make any sense. gnome-panel does *not* require
>> gnome-shell. We really shouldn't just go around abusing dependencies to
>> make upgrades 'work', even if it is convenient.
>
> I think users upgrading from a previous release can continue to get the
> fallback mode unless they do a group installation or try to install
> GNOME Shell specifically.
> A upgrade needn't pull in GNOME Shell.

No users upgrading should not get a degraded user experience (that is
what the fallback supposed to be),
to save a few MB of disk space for some users that care about every
single MB on their hard drive.


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