[Fedora-packaging] gnome-screensaver packaging problem

Jeff Spaleta jspaleta at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 20:46:37 UTC 2005

On 9/9/05, Ricardo Veguilla Gonzalez <veguilla at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I was going to submit gnome-screensaver to Fedora Extras, and while
> checking the spec file[1] for submission, I found the following
> problems:
> Problem #1 - Since gnome-screensaver is a gnome replacement for
> xscreensaver, I decided to add "Provide: xscreensaver" but then to the
> spec file. The problem is that upgrading xscreensaver will remove
> gnome-screensaver (xscreensaver obsoletes itself).
> Problem #2 - gnome-screensaver can use xscreensaver hacks if
> xscreensaver-extras or xscreensaver-gl-extras are installed, but they
> depend on xscreensaver-base, which introduces problem #1.

why do you need to provide "xscreensaver"? Can you not provide
"xscreensaver-base" to solve the problem you want to solve?


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