Bug 167977 - Review Request: gnome-screensaver
Review Request: gnome-screensaver
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Greg DeKoenigsberg
David Lawrence
Depends On: 167984
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Reported: 2005-09-09 18:30 EDT by Ricardo Veguilla
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-14 17:54:58 EDT
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Description Ricardo Veguilla 2005-09-09 18:30:04 EDT
Spec Url: http://ece.uprm.edu/~veguilla/fedora/gnome-screensaver/gnome-screensaver.spec   
SRPM Url: http://ece.uprm.edu/~veguilla/fedora/gnome-screensaver/gnome-screensaver-0.0.12-1.src.rpm   
Description: Gnome-Screensaver is an xscreensaver replacement for the GNOME desktop.

This is my first package submition, looking for sponsor.
The was originally based on an nrpms spec file by Matthew Hall.
Comment 2 Ricardo Veguilla 2005-09-10 21:49:52 EDT
-Provide: xscreensaver, xscreensaver-base
-Obsoletes: xscreensaver, xscreensaver-base

Thanks to Jeff Spaleta.

Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-09-21 16:55:18 EDT
Hi Ricardo,

We're thinking about using gnome-screensaver in Fedora Core sometime in the near
future.  I'll keep you updated on its status.
Comment 4 Brian Pepple 2005-09-21 18:24:08 EDT
Couple of quick things:

1. Instead of patching the .desktop file, run the desktop-file-install.  In
addition, it should be for Fedora not Redhat.  For help, refer to

2. Use the preferred buildroot.  For help, refer to

3. Most of your Requires are redundant, since they are pulled in from the
Comment 5 Matthias Saou 2005-10-14 11:16:49 EDT
Regarding comment #3, gnome-screensaver has been in FC development for a few
days/weeks now (at 0.0.14 currently). Should this bug be closed, or should it
stay open in order to try and get gnome-screensaver into Extras for FC4?

Comment 6 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-10-14 14:27:38 EDT
I guess it all depends on what Ricardo wants to do
Comment 7 Ricardo Veguilla 2005-10-14 17:54:58 EDT
gnome-screensaver won't work in FC4 (it depends on gtk2 2.8). Closing bug.

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