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Re: guideline-isms leading to dependency bloats (was: fedora-logos dependencies in F7)



On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 12:38 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 03:52:54PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > Axel Thimm wrote:
> > >On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 03:07:07PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > >>Hans K. Rosbach wrote:
> > >>>Grub depends on fedora-logos that in turn depends on gtk2-engines
> > >>>and pretty soon you have pulled in most of the X libraries.
> > >>>
> > >>>Thats an aweful lot to require for a boot menu, and we didn't
> > >>>have this problem for FC4, FC5 and FC6 atleast. Hope this will be
> > >>>fixed atleast in rawhide.
> > >>>
> > >>See the archives of this list. This has been discussed extensively.
> > >
> > >Pointer or summary? Thanks!
> > 
> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2007-June/msg00595.html
> 
> Argh!
> 
> "but since it drops files into application directories, fedora-logos
>  itself requires many things so that there are no unowned directories
>  or so that the right application owns it's directories.  This is
>  perhaps one case where we can forgo the policy on directory ownership"
> 
> Drop the policy for fedora-logos or make fedora-logos co-own the
> directories.

YAFIYGI.  fedora-logos 6.0.98-4 no longer Requires on anything, and
co-owns the two directories in question.

This is entirely likely to break respins and whatnot.  I'm trying to
test with a rawhide respin, but pungi is, uh, not the fastest.

Note, this is rawhide-only atm.  Once we figure out what breaks in
rawhide we can look at maybe doing this as a 7 update.

- ajax


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