[Fedora-packaging] gnome-screensaver packaging problem

Ricardo Veguilla González veguilla at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 22:40:36 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-09-10 at 18:14 -0400, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On 9/10/05, Ricardo Veguilla González <veguilla at gmail.com> wrote:
> > That's not my intend, but until the xscreensaver requirement in the
> > control-center rpm is changed, I don't see another way installing
> > both at the same time.
> I think you have it backwards... if they dont inherently conflict..
> then you can easily have both installed at the same time.  Just have
> gnome-screensaver provide "xscreensaver-base"  forget about providing
> "xscreensaver" or obsoleting anything.

I see what you mean, and it will clearly work if both are installed at
the same time, but if you only want gnome-screensaver, then it won't
work because control-center requires xscreensaver (not

> But instead of trying to explain this.. I'd like to just edit your
> spec file and give you some binary packages that show exactly what im
> talking about by rebuilding this with mock. Unfortunately the spec
> file you have available right now isnt rebuilding cleanly in mock for
> fc4 nor for fedora core development. The build process is failing out
> in the configuration process.. can you look into that?

I'll check it out.

Ricardo Veguilla González <veguilla at gmail.com>

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