What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?
mclasen at redhat.com
Tue Jan 25 17:00:53 UTC 2011
On Tue, 2011-01-25 at 10:02 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 09:35:27 -0500,
> Matthias Clasen <mclasen at redhat.com> wrote:
> > 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 :-(
> How about this for a proposal:
> Have gnome shell obsolete gnome-panel < 2.90 and require gnome-panel,
> metacity (since it needs these for fall back). I think that will do what
> you want. (Note there isn't a 2.9x version of metacity, so you obsoleting
> that gets a lot trickier.) As long as gnome-panel-2.9x isn't packaged
> in F13 or F14 as an update this should work.
I'm not sure that such an Obsoletes will do anything, as long as a
gnome-panel >= 2.90 is in F15.
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