Description of problem:
gnome-session-wayland-session doesn't depend on gnome-shell
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 23 alpha iso
Steps to Reproduce:
0. boot fresh fedora 23 alpha installation
1. open root console
2. type `dnf remove gnome-session-xsession` with gnome-session-wayland-session enabled
dnf tries to remove gnome-shell, gdm and some other packages
gnome-session-wayland-session should be a fully functional replacement for gnome-session-xsession with all dependencies provided.
The situation is entirely symmetric. gnome-session-xsession has the same dependencies as gnome-session-wayland-session.
(In reply to Matthias Clasen from comment #1)
> The situation is entirely symmetric. gnome-session-xsession has the same
> dependencies as gnome-session-wayland-session.
You're right. Is this an issue in dnf? or do both gnome-session-xsession and gnome-session-wayland-session have broken dependencies?
The gnome-shell Requires might upset people doing weird things like openbox+gnome-session. I wonder if we should break out /usr/share/gnome-session/sessions/ files into there own subpackages, and then make Requires: gnome-shell go on the subpackages that list org.gnome.Shell as a required component.
(In reply to Ray Strode [halfline] from comment #3)
> The gnome-shell Requires might upset people doing weird things like
> openbox+gnome-session. I wonder if we should break out
> /usr/share/gnome-session/sessions/ files into there own subpackages, and
> then make Requires: gnome-shell go on the subpackages that list
> org.gnome.Shell as a required component.
Oh, I totally forgot that you can install gnome-session without installing any of its subpackages. Will make a new pull request.
Created attachment 1321931 [details]
A patch fixing both bugs.
As I was unable to push any commit to pagure (seems broken, I cannot upload my SSH key and cannot see a way to do this without an SSH key), I'll attach a patch here.
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