Bug 693547 - RFE: Separate libgnome-desktop-2 package
Summary: RFE: Separate libgnome-desktop-2 package
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-desktop
Version: 15
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: depchain
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-04-04 22:28 UTC by Christoph Wickert
Modified: 2016-02-10 14:43 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of: 693545
Last Closed: 2016-01-26 09:31:08 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
patch for gnome-desktop.spec (2.45 KB, patch)
2011-04-11 09:48 UTC, Christoph Wickert
no flags Details | Diff

Description Christoph Wickert 2011-04-04 22:28:41 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #693545 +++

Description of problem:
gnome-desktop has quite a lot of big dependencies such as desktop-backgrounds-gnome. This adds a lot of overhead for packages that just require libgnome-desktop-3. A split could also make the large data part of the package noarch. No changes to comps are required because gnome-desktop3 would require both gnome-desktop3-libs and -data.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Comment 1 Christopher Aillon 2011-04-11 03:24:20 UTC
I think the actual goal is to kill this package altogether.  I understand why this might be a good idea for gnome-desktop3, but is this really needed for gnome-desktop(2)?  Only a handful of things still need this AFAICT.

Comment 2 Christoph Wickert 2011-04-11 09:47:17 UTC
Indeed, it is no longer pulled in on the spins. Removing blocker on 678916.

If we continue with this package I still think splitting makes sense because of the large noarch content. I will attach a patch for the spec to show what I have in mind.

Comment 3 Christoph Wickert 2011-04-11 09:48:24 UTC
Created attachment 491184 [details]
patch for gnome-desktop.spec

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Comment 5 Christoph Wickert 2012-10-06 22:54:53 UTC
Reopening, this time against rawhide so it doesn't get closed again.

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