Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 177535
libnotify should have a Requires: notify-daemon
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:20 EST
Description of problem:
Applications using libnotify expect something user-visible to happen if they use
the libnotify API; if notify-daemon is not installed the notifications will fail.
Suggest that libnotify should have a "Requires: notify-daemon" so that
applications using notifications can simply "Requires: libnotify" in order to
have it work sanely.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Adding to caillon's stack
Not sure if we should actually add this Requires since technically libnotify
doesn't rely on a specific notification daemon, but we should make sure that
notify-daemon is in comps to everwhere libnotify is...
Perhaps could address that with a virtual Provides/Requires in
I've added a manual Requires: notify-daemon to evolution-2.5.4-4 since evolution
expects a notification daemon to be running; I still think it makes sense to do
this at the libnotify level, rather than adding it to every package that uses
Yeah, I built a virtual provides earlier this morning. It's
desktop-notification-daemon fwiw. Evolution is currently building to remove the