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Re: Screensaver usurpation



Steve Searle wrote, at 05/28/2009 12:06 AM +9:00:
> Around 03:59pm on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 (UK time), Rahul Sundaram scrawled:
> 
>> On 05/27/2009 08:21 PM, Beartooth wrote:
>>
>>> 	I've tried the big hammer more than once -- told yum to remove 
>>> gnome-screensaver; but it always threatens to take xscreensaver with it.
>>>
>>> 	Is there anything I can do about this usurpation? Or if not, 
>>> might some developer in an idle moment take a hard look at the 
>>> dependencies?
>> I don't know what the trouble is. Here I go, on a system with GNOME
>> install, I install xscreensaver
>>
>> http://fpaste.org/paste/13109
>>
>> Then I remove gnome-screensaver
>>
>> http://fpaste.org/paste/13110
>>
>> No problems.  Show us your output
> 
> Note, I am not the OP, but for me:
> 
> # yum remove gnome-screensaver
> 
> ...
> 
> Dependencies Resolved
> 
> ================================================================================
> Package                             Arch     Version          Repository Size
> ================================================================================
> Removing:
>   gnome-screensaver                 i386     2.24.1-2.fc10    installed  3.4 M
> Removing for dependencies:
>   fedora-screensaver-theme          noarch   1.0.0-3.fc10     installed   18 k
>   fedorainfinity-screensaver-theme  noarch   1.0.0-1.fc8      installed  102 k
>   xscreensaver-extras-gss           i386     1:5.08-5.fc10    installed   43 k
>   xscreensaver-gl-extras-gss        i386     1:5.08-5.fc10    installed   28 k 
> 
> I don't want to lose these dependencies.
> 
> Steve

xscreensaver{,-gl}-extras-gss is not needed when you want to use xscreensaver.
They are needed when you want to use xscreensaver hacks with
gnome-screensaver.

Regards,
Mamoru


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