What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Tue Jan 25 18:35:09 UTC 2011

Matthias Clasen (mclasen at redhat.com) said: 
> > 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.

I checked with Seth et. al.; something like:

Obsoletes: gnome-panel < 2.90
Requires: gnome-panel >= 2.90

*will* work. (Adjust for any epochs, of course.)


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