What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 13:43:14 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 2:39 PM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

I have replied to *Rahul's* mail not yours where he said "A upgrade
needn't pull in GNOME Shell" (I didn't even mention how this should be
done but having the user installing it by hand post upgrade is just

So please don't put this out of context.

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