Bug 961541 - Spurious Gnome dependencies pull in deprecated Gnome 2 libs
Spurious Gnome dependencies pull in deprecated Gnome 2 libs
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: deluge (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Rahul Sundaram
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-05-09 17:15 EDT by Ananda Samaddar
Modified: 2013-05-14 00:47 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: deluge-1.3.6-2.fc19
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Description Ananda Samaddar 2013-05-09 17:15:08 EDT
Description of problem: When installing Deluge gnome-python2 brings in a lot of unneeded dependencies.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 1.3.6-1.fc18

How reproducible: yum install deluge

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install deluge from the command line
2. Observe required dependencies
Actual results: gnome-python2, gnome-python2-bonobo, gnome-python2-canvas, gnome-python2-gnome, gnome-python2-gnomevfs as dependencies.  This brings in things like libbonobo and a whole load of other stuff.

Expected results: No expected Gnome dependencies.

Additional info: Deluge is cross platform and runs on Windows.  This should further suggest that Gnome python libs are unneeded.
Comment 1 Rahul Sundaram 2013-05-09 18:07:23 EDT
Deluge uses these GNOME libraries on Linux and other libraries on other platforms.   Deluge itself is a meta package.  deluge-gtk is the actual package that has the following direct dependencies

Requires:   gnome-python2-gnome
Requires:   hicolor-icon-theme
Requires:   notify-python
Requires:   pygtk2-libglade

Which of these do you believe is unnecessary?
Comment 2 Ananda Samaddar 2013-05-09 18:24:59 EDT
It is gnome-python2-gnome that I believe is unnecessary.  If you try installing that particular package it brings in a lot of dependencies as part of the yum output shows:

Dependencies Resolved

 Package                     Arch        Version             Repository    Size
 gnome-python2-gnome         x86_64      2.28.1-9.fc18       fedora        81 k
Installing for dependencies:
 ORBit2                      x86_64      2.14.19-6.fc18      fedora       172 k
 gnome-python2               x86_64      2.28.1-9.fc18       fedora        46 k
 gnome-python2-bonobo        x86_64      2.28.1-9.fc18       fedora        86 k
 gnome-python2-canvas        x86_64      2.28.1-9.fc18       fedora        33 k
 gnome-python2-gnomevfs      x86_64      2.28.1-9.fc18       fedora        84 k
 gnome-vfs2                  x86_64      2.24.4-10.fc18      updates      833 k
 libart_lgpl                 x86_64      2.3.21-4.fc18       fedora        65 k
 libbonobo                   x86_64      2.32.1-3.fc18       fedora       433 k
 libbonoboui                 x86_64      2.24.5-4.fc18       fedora       341 k
 libgnome                    x86_64      2.32.1-5.fc18       fedora       740 k
 libgnomecanvas              x86_64      2.30.3-5.fc18       fedora       226 k
 libgnomeui                  x86_64      2.24.5-5.fc18       fedora       789 k
 pyorbit                     x86_64      2.24.0-11.fc18      fedora        50 k

Transaction Summary
Install  1 Package (+13 Dependent packages)

Deluge to the best of my knowledge is a pure GTK application and doesn't have Gnome dependencies.
Comment 3 Ananda Samaddar 2013-05-09 18:29:26 EDT
The gnome-python2-gnome dependency should be replaced with pygtk2 I believe.
Comment 4 Rahul Sundaram 2013-05-09 21:36:27 EDT
I have reviewed the list of dependencies and added/removed some as per latest upstream requirements.  Will be pushing out a build that fixes this problem shortly. Do test and provide feedback
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-05-09 21:48:06 EDT
deluge-1.3.6-2.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2013-05-10 11:29:31 EDT
Package deluge-1.3.6-2.fc19:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing deluge-1.3.6-2.fc19'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 7 Ananda Samaddar 2013-05-13 15:39:14 EDT
Unfortunately I cannot test this as I'm running Fedora 18 and the update is for 19.  Could you also push an update to 18?

Comment 8 Rahul Sundaram 2013-05-13 17:01:37 EDT
There is an update for Fedora 18 as well for several days now

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2013-05-14 00:47:15 EDT
deluge-1.3.6-2.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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