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Re: Packaging question: /usr/share/gnome/help ownership



Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger <at> gmail.com> writes:
> Err... the last time this came up it was successfully argued that having 
> "Help" fail to work was a bug.  The initial idea was to have something 
> within the GNOME stack require yelp but I believe that failed because of 
> circular dependencies.
> 
> So if this will cause problems because of system-config-* dragging in 
> xulrunner we need to come up with some other way of solving the 
> help-won't-display bug.

IMHO it is not a bug, help is an optional feature, and we have tight size 
constraints on the live images.

We also faced a similar issue with KDE 3 apps dragging in all the KDE 4 stack 
because khelpcenter is now from KDE 4, there too (even though this probably 
doesn't affect any of the live images) we decided to not put a dependency in 
and to simply have help in KDE 3 apps only work if the KDE 4 kdebase-runtime is 
installed (which will always be the case in a KDE installation anyway).

        Kevin Kofler


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