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Bug 108618 - [RFE] please split off -devel package with proper dependencies .
[RFE] please split off -devel package with proper dependencies .
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-panel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mark McLoughlin
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: 108677 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2003-10-30 13:39 EST by Michael Schwendt
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 2.5.91-1
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Last Closed: 2004-03-02 09:37:33 EST
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Description Michael Schwendt 2003-10-30 13:39:40 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4.1) Gecko/20031027

Description of problem:
Package gnome-panel contains C headers and pkgconfig files.

But it doesn't depend on any -devel packages which would satisfy its requirements.

Software developers who develop for gnome-panel would need to solve missing
dependencies manually in order to make the included pkgconfig support work.
Packagers would need to add explicit dependencies, too, before a package would

The included libpanelapplet-2.0.pc pkgconfig file lists


so a separate gnome-panel-devel should require the corresponding -devel packages 


I don't know whether Red Hat support pkgconfig to that level. That's why I file
this as an RFE instead of a bug. But it would be really helpful if the
dependencies of -devel packages matched the dependencies of included pkgconfig
templates. Everything else is a dependency nightmare.

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Comment 1 Miloslav Trmac 2004-02-18 10:48:57 EST
*** Bug 108677 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Leonard den Ottolander 2004-02-23 19:51:03 EST
The test update to gnome-panel-2.4.2-1 does not solve this issue yet.
Don't rush to push to the main tree. You don't want to do many updates
to the main tree in a short time.

If you give this a week or two we can probably resolve a significant
part of the outstanding bugs with a single update.
Comment 3 Mark McLoughlin 2004-03-02 09:37:33 EST
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