Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 444645
System-config-printer depends on PackageKit
Last modified: 2008-07-26 02:09:37 EDT
Description of problem:
system-config-printer depends on PackageKit. This means that a user who doesn't
want to install packagekit, but does want system-config-printer must break the
Steps to Reproduce:
[root@glinda ~]# rpm -e yum-packagekit PackageKit gnome-packagekit PackageKit-libs
error: Failed dependencies:
/usr/bin/system-install-packages is needed by (installed)
There shouldn't be an issue. Why does system-config-printer rely on PackageKit?
PackageKit isn't a reasonable thing to keep around for any sizeable deployment,
removing it should be trivial.
If there is some advantage to having the gnome package widget, in terms of
printer management, there should be a runtime check for the feature, rather than
being a package dependency.
> Why does system-config-printer rely on PackageKit?
afaik, because it uses it to install (possibly-missing) drivers.
Run-time check added upstream.
system-config-printer-0.7.82.3-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
system-config-printer-0.7.82.3-2.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update system-config-printer'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2008-3820
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
system-config-printer-0.7.82.3-2.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.