Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 53175
XFree86-xf86cfg requires XFree86-devel for .xbm files
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:36:51 EDT
Description of Problem:
there are no icons if you start xf86cfg w/out XFree86-devel installed.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Asked upstream about this. Runtime packages shouldn't require files
in /usr/include. Not sure what the best solution would be. My solution
will probably to remove xf86cfg.
I've discussed it upstream and they provided a few obscure suggestions.
I'm not really comfortable with mucking around with their suggestions
however. This is a problem with xf86cfg itself IMHO, which we provide
for usage - but do not officially support.
A hack workaround would be adding an explicit dependancy on XFree86-devel
to the xf86cfg package. While it correctly solves the aparent problem,
it is very ugly, and not something I consider correct to do. The real
correct thing to do is to fix the underlying problem, but that is beyond
the scope of what I'm prepared to do for a package which we do not
I'm closing as WONTFIX for now, but if it causes QA a problem, or any
other problems, the better solution would be to just not ship xf86cfg
anymore - which I've been asked by Preston to do anyway. ;o)