fedora-logos dependencies in F7

Hans K. Rosbach hk at circlestorm.org
Fri Jun 15 09:46:32 UTC 2007

From: "Rahul Sundaram" <sundaram at fedoraproject.org>
> Hans K. Rosbach wrote:
> > Grub depends on fedora-logos that in turn
> > depends on gtk2-engines and pretty soon you
> > have pulled in most of the X libraries.
> > 
> > Thats an aweful lot to require for a boot menu,
> > and we didn't have this problem for FC4, FC5
> > and FC6 atleast. Hope this will be fixed atleast
> > in rawhide.
> See the archives of this list. This has been discussed extensively.

I must be a bit too sleepy, I've been following that discussion
myself..  Sorry about starting another thread on the matter.

> > Is there any reason for the logos package to
> > depend on gtk2-engines at all? Shouldn't it
> > be the other way around?
> That doesn't make much sense to me. A engine isn't dependent on the 
> theme. If the branding is removed from Grub then the dependencies can be 
> avoided.

I haven't checked what is in the fedora-logos package, but
it just seems weird to me that some logos would _require_
an engine..


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