What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Tue Jan 25 14:35:27 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 22:59 -0800, 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.

Make a better proposal then. Just doing nothing is not an option.
The 'natural' place for the dependency would be gnome-session. I have
put it in gnome-panel to help other spins who use gdm and might not want
the extra baggage - and see how warmly probinson thanked me for it :-(

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