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Re: Unwanted RPM dependencies



On Mon, 2007-06-11 at 10:10 +0200, Stefan Held wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 10.06.2007, 09:18 -0400 schrieb Matthias Clasen:
> 
> > We are not going to remove your ability to configure grub in whatever
> > way you want, in exactly the same way as you always could.  
> 
> Did i say something else?
> 
> > > And therefore it would be
> > > great to have a small fedora-logo-grub.fc8.rpm which does not depend on
> > > 1000 rpms afterwards.
> > 
> > Jeremy already stated why we can't do that.
> 
> Come on. Somebody who set up koji, mock and other stuff for building his
> own derivate of Fedora should be afraid about 3 lines in the
> fedora-logos.spec file which declares a sub package should be made for
> the grub grafic? 
> 
> This doesn't sound like why we "can't" do that. As i said allready all
> what i am asking for is: 
> 
> generate a grub-logo-rpm which does not need half of the base rpms.
> 
> Is that really so hard to do?
> 
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2007-June/msg00519.html
> 
> Read this mail again and decide for yourself why this is a good plan. 
> 
> Please. I ever thought this is the place for improvements of Fedora.
> There is one. Take the chance to do it. Maybe we come to a minimal
> install without 250Mb not needed stuff on the harddisk.
> 

You are not listening. No matter how easy it is to split off a
subpackage, legal has asked us to keep all trademarked images in a
single package.

Anyway, there is still an easy way out; just don't use trademarked
images in grub.


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