What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

mike cloaked mike.cloaked at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 17:31:35 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 4:01 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram (metherid at gmail.com) said:
>> > 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.
> How so? When we included KDE 4, we didn't leave users on KDE 3 on
> upgrade.
> Similarly, when a user has GNOME installed (and yes, the gnome-panel
> is GNOME), and they upgrade, they'll get the current version of GNOME.
> And that's GNOME Shell.

Unless of course they have no gnome-shell-capable hardware which may
not be insignificant numbers!

mike c

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