[Fedora-packaging] gnome-screensaver packaging problem

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Sun Sep 11 00:11:15 UTC 2005

Ricardo Veguilla González wrote:
> 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
> xscreensaver-base).  

That's an issue to take up with control-center and it's packaging, 
which, IMO, you shouldn't try to fix or workaround here (in 
gnome-screensaver), especially since your Obsoletes/Provides hackery 
could very well break kdeartwork's use/Require's of xscreensaver.

-- Rex

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