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Description of problem:
The current gstreamer-plugins package install two arts related plugins.
Thus the package requires arts - which requires qt.
For people (such as myself) who do not run any software that uses qt
and will never use the arts plugins in gstreamer, gstreamer-plugins
with the arts plugins causes qt to be needed on the system (it can be
nodeps removed, but then it is re-installed whenever yum updates the
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.rpm --test -e arts
Actual Results: error: Failed dependencies:
libartsc.so.0 is needed by (installed)
libartsflow.so.1 is needed by (installed)
libartsflow_idl.so.1 is needed by (installed)
arts is needed by (installed) gstreamer-plugins-0.8.5-1.i386
If these could be packaged in a gstreamer-plugins-arts package, then
qt would not be a required package for virtually every install scheme
I understand it's annoying, but it's too much work and too fragile to break up
the packages, especially considering trying to maintain backwards compatibility.
Disk space is cheap :)