What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 17:33:40 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 6:31 PM, mike cloaked <mike.cloaked at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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!

In that case gnome-session will detect that and start the fallback
(still no valid case against it being installed).

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