Bug 246699 - KDE deps should be in subpackage
KDE deps should be in subpackage
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 244890
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnash (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Patrice Dumas
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Reported: 2007-07-04 02:18 EDT by Peter Gordon
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-04 15:46:39 EDT
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Moves the libklash glob to the klash subpackage. (666 bytes, patch)
2007-07-04 02:18 EDT, Peter Gordon
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Description Peter Gordon 2007-07-04 02:18:28 EDT
Description of problem:
Installing gnash-plugin pulls in a KDE-ish dependencies: qt, arts, kdelibs,
kde-settings, and kdnssd-avahi. This should only occur if the user decides to
install the KDE plugin for it, as it creates unnecessary dependency bloat for
GNOME or *box users who otherwise have no need for these packages to be installed.

This appears to be due to the inclusion of the libklash.so glob in the %files
listing. Attached is a patch to move it to the klash subpackage.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnash-0.8.0-1.fc8
gnash-plugin-0.8.0-1.fc8
Comment 1 Peter Gordon 2007-07-04 02:18:28 EDT
Created attachment 158497 [details]
Moves the libklash glob to the klash subpackage.
Comment 2 Patrice Dumas 2007-07-04 03:28:34 EDT
This could make sense, however gnash itself links against the 
same kde libs than klash, so I don't think it is worth it.
Otherwise said, did you test that the split you propose 
removes the kde dependency of gnash?
Comment 3 Peter Gordon 2007-07-04 15:46:39 EDT
(In reply to comment #2)
> This could make sense, however gnash itself links against the 
> same kde libs than klash, so I don't think it is worth it.
> Otherwise said, did you test that the split you propose 
> removes the kde dependency of gnash?

Nah; I didn't explicitly test it. I just thought that changing the file list
there would prevent RPM from automagicallyt picking up the KDE deps.

Thanks for your clarification though. Closing as NOTABUG.
Comment 4 Patrice Dumas 2007-07-04 17:01:50 EDT
I reclose it as a duplicate of a similar bug.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 244890 ***

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