Review request: sabayon

Mark McLoughlin markmc at
Sat Mar 19 09:13:36 UTC 2005


On Sat, 2005-03-19 at 07:55 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-03-18 at 17:44 +0000, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 	I've imported Sabayon - -  into
> > CVS.
> > 
> > 	I'd really appreciate it if someone could review it.
> Two remarks:
> 1. Is there a particular reason for hard-coding pygtk2_version and
> gnome_python2_version:
> %define pygtk2_version 2.5.3-2
> %define gnome_python2_version 2.6.0-5
> ...
> Requires: pygtk2 >= %{pygtk2_version}
> Requires: gnome-python2-gconf >= %{gnome_python2_version}
> If yes (e.g. bugs in earlier versions which become exposed), then there
> is nothing wrong with it, otherwise this is unnecessarily restrictive
> (and prevents the package from being usable with FC-3)


  - that was the first version of gnome-python2 that included bindings 
    for GConfEngine which we added upstream:

  - that was the first version of pygtk2 which gobject.MainLoop() 
    properly handled kernel signals:

> 2. The dependency on xorg-x11-Xnest seems questionable to me.
> On one hand, the configure script checks for xnest, and complains if it
> is not present, on the other hand I don't see that the package actually
> is using the result of this configure check.
> Also, there is a "Requires: xorg-x11-Xnest", i.e. the package pulls in
> xnest in all cases, while it seems to try to detect/find
> "/usr/X11R6/bin/Xnest" at run-time.

	Okay, its a fair enough point that we don't actually use the path for
Xnest returned by the configure check, but there is a dependancy on
Xnest - its needed at runtime.


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