Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 243491
Grub depends on gtk2
Last modified: 2008-06-16 21:31:14 EDT
Description of problem:
Grub has an indirect dependency on gtk2 this way:
This is unnecessary, the whole dependency chain is for
the /boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz file.
This should be put to the grub package, or a separate rpm.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
try to yum remove gtk2 -> it want to deinstall grub.
Steps to Reproduce:
*** Bug 246381 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I second this. All the gtk stuff for a headless server is a big waste!
Will the dependency be removed from grub?
Alternatively, if the artwork people want to keep everything in one location,
can grub just not display a background picture if the fedora-logos package is
not installed? On some devices this could be a big space saver.
FWIW, this dependency seems to have gone away in Fedora 8 - after an upgrade, I
was able to remove gtk2 and friends from my servers without breaking grub.
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