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Re: the whole gnome stack should not depend on metacity



On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 02:17:59PM +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Peter Lemenkov <lemenkov <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > Known issue for a months (I told about redundancy of metacity and its
> > freaky dependencies months ago in this list). AFAIK nobody cares.
> 
> metacity is a dependency of firstboot and system-config-display, so I don't see 
> it go off the KDE Live CD any time soon, even if the particular dependency 
> chain you're complaining about gets fixed.
> 
> As for the XFCE spin, doesn't that one contain firstboot and 
> system-config-display?

Having metacity a dependency of system-config-display and firstboot
makes sense, but not as a dependency of the gnome stack. Having metacity
installed in the default case is not an issue, not being able to remove
it is wrong.

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Pat


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