What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 14:47:09 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 3:37 PM, Rahul Sundaram <metherid at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/25/2011 08:03 PM, Matthias Clasen wrote
>> No, it is really required that an upgrade gives you the intended
>> experience of the release you are upgrading to. We are working very hard
>> to make GNOME 3 good, and would like people to actually get whats on the
>> label when the upgrade to F15. I don't want to see reactions like
>> 'Hey, I upgraded to F15 and really like that new GNOME 3 experience'
>>     'Really ? I just upgraded, and it looks the same it always did :-('
> Add a note to the release notes or handle it in a different manner.
> GNOME Shell is a alternative to GNOME Panel.  Adding a dependency from
> the latter to the former doesn't make any sense.  It is a misuse of
> dependency mechanism.

It is not indented as alternative to in the way you might think it is
just a fallback for older hardware and/or crappy drivers.
Hence the name "fallback". If you really care that much about it
suggest a better way (no a release note entry is not it).

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