Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 971081
Slim should use the alternate system instead of requiring xterm as a dependency
Last modified: 2014-02-05 16:41:18 EST
Description of problem:
Slim should use the alternate system instead of requiring xterm as
a dependency, therefore being able to use any terminal emulator.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Just installing slim
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install slim
Xterm is a required dependecy
Be able not use xterm but any terminal emulator as a dependecy
Test on x86_64 fedora 18 pc.
Slim uses xterm in config as minimum terminal. What kind of alternatives you are suppose using there? Is there such symlinks to point on some abstract terminal?
(In reply to Pavel Alexeev (aka Pahan-Hubbitus) from comment #1)
> Slim uses xterm in config as minimum terminal. What kind of alternatives you
> are suppose using there? Is there such symlinks to point on some abstract
Basically something similar to what the slim-update_slim_wmlist patch does, but instead of doing it for x-window-manager alternative and x-session-manager alternative could be doing it for x-terminal alternative.
I'm not argue to add such metarequire, but can't find something similar:
[root@hubbitus ~]# repoquery --provides konsole
konsole = 4.10.4-1.fc18
konsole(x86-64) = 4.10.4-1.fc18
[root@hubbitus ~]# repoquery --provides xterm
xterm = 291-1.fc18
xterm(x86-64) = 291-1.fc18
[root@hubbitus ~]# repoquery --provides Terminal
Terminal = 0.4.8-4.fc18
Terminal(x86-64) = 0.4.8-4.fc18
Off course we may just try hardcode some names and search one of present, but as rpm does not provide soft-dependencies I still need some name to put into Require. Otherwise we have risk to no one have been found at runtime.
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