Bug 132423

Summary: RPM xorg-x11-twm - Wrong dependency on X server
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Benjamin Riefenstahl <b.riefenstahl>
Component: xorg-x11Assignee: X/OpenGL Maintenance List <xgl-maint>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Benjamin Riefenstahl 2004-09-13 09:03:17 UTC
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Description of problem:
The RPM for twm depends on the X server (xorg-x11).
Twm is an X client that can be used with any server, even
a non-local one, so this dependency is not warranted.

The situation creates problems for me, because the X
server has a whole bunch of other dependencies, so I
really don't want to install it.  I am using --nodeps with
the twm RPM right now, but that creates other problems,
e.g. it breaks aptnotify.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xorg-x11-twm-6.7.0-2

How reproducible:
Always

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Additional info:

Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2004-09-14 07:31:46 UTC
* Tue Sep 14 2004 Mike A. Harris <mharris@redhat.com> 6.8.0-5
- Remove "Requires: %{name}, %{name}-libs = %{version}-%{release}"
from twm
  subpackage, as the libs twm is linked to should automatically be
picked up
  by rpm "find-provides", and xterm moved to a separate package a long
time
  ago, so both of these should no longer be needed. (#123423)