What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Tue Jan 25 14:30:30 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-01-25 at 10:41 +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:

> Actually if your speaking for the Red Hat desktop team I agree with
> your point because its clear they have an "I'm right Jack, everything
> for gnome shell attitude so screw everyone else" and it seems from my
> point of view that they clearly couldn't give a stuff about anyone
> else but themselves. And that attitude sucks and I'm getting sick of
> going around my packages and spending a lot of time cleaning up the
> mess of when one of that team comes and makes a mess all over the
> place.

Is that really necessary ? Can we have at least one mailing list where
we refrain from name-calling and accusatory language, please ?

> In terms of dependencies for gnome 3 you may be right but for every
> other part of the distribution you are completely wrong, at least on
> this space time continuum. There are quite a number of people fixing
> dependency problems and its attitudes like this that really piss me
> off. We got finally rid of perl in the last release which regained
> quite a bit of space for just about all spins for a net win. The
> Mobility SIG (mostly me but others as well), the server SIG and the
> AOS/JeOS/Virt SIG have been working consistently for a long time (me
> for 3 or more years) to try and fix these issues so that is why I'm
> getting a little upset on the attitude.

The desktop team has not brought perl back. It is getting pulled in by
cups, indirectly. Please be at least a little more careful with your
accusations. Thanks.

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