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Re: New F11 for XO-1.5 build 20

On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 6:36 PM, Peter Robinson<pbrobinson gmail com> wrote:
>> http://dev.laptop.org/~cjb/f11-1.5/os20/os20.packages.txt is 630
>> packages, for comparison the 8.2.1 build log
>> http://pilgrim.laptop.org/~pilgrim/olpc/streams/8.2.1/build802/devel_ext3/build.log
>> had 402 packages.  Obviously the new builds have an entire Gnome
>> desktop, but some areas seemed a bit bloat-ish.
>> I see perl.  Back in 2008 bonobo was pulling in Perl, and I see
>> bonobo. But there's no more gnome-python2-bonobo, so what requires
>> bonobo?  Maybe there are unfixed packaging issues from
>> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Distro_version_migration_nastiness
>> 8.2.1 had no man/pod/info pages, but I see ghostscript, groff, rarian, etc.
>> There's matchbox and metacity, I thought Sugar was switching to Metacity?
>> etc.  No worries, I'm just curious.
> there are no perl deps on on the gnome stack any more. I filed around
> 20 odd bugs to fix that up. The only package that currently pulls in
> perl if you do a "yum groupinstall 'GNOME Desktop Environment'" the
> only thing that pulls perl in is the CD burning stuff which obviously
> isn't required on the XO. I'll try and run one up in a VM over the
> weekend and send a patch to cleanup some of the deps. I run my eeePC
> 901 with a full gnome, sugar and moblin desktop and still no perl :-)
> With regards to the bonobo requirement that will come from evolution
> and gconf as they still require it (for the moment).

Can't we use Gconf-dbus instead of the normal GConf ?


Sayamindu Dasgupta

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