What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 13:39:38 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 1:34 PM, drago01 <drago01 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

I've not ever asked for a "degraded user experience" what I'm asking
for it not to put dependency hacks to fix a problem that should be
fixed in some other way. Please don't put this out of context.


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