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Re: New dependency in Fedora 8 - metacity



On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 11:16 -0500, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 10:18 -0500, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 10:33 -0500, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > > We could depend on gnome-wm instead, but that isn't likely to make
> > > anyone happier than just requiring metacity.  Or we could require miniwm
> > > from anaconda, which isn't actually a terrible idea, but you'd have to
> > > change the anaconda packaging first because you probably don't want to
> > > drag in all of anaconda at runtime.
> > 
> > Only if someone else is willing to own mini-wm :-)  It has some ...
> > "interesting" focus behaviors from time to time.  With only one app
> > running, the effect is minimized but they still pop up from time to time
> > and lead to some fun.
> 
> I don't have strong feelings one way or the other.  If it were up to me
> metacity would simply be non-optional for Fedora.
> 
> But if you wanted to subpackage mini-wm and fix firstboot, I'd fix s-c-d
> and occasionally look at the bugs for the subpackage.  And I'm happy to
> tell people that it's not a real wm.

Why not use matchbox-window-manager?  It is already in koji for use in
olpc and works great for full-screen single windows.

Jon


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