[Fedora-packaging] Re: iconcache scriptlets

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Dec 5 20:05:24 UTC 2006

Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-12-05 at 10:06 -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 15:36 -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
>>>> I posted this proposal awhile back:
>>>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/ScriptletSnippets/iconcache
>>> I'm sorry I missed the initial announcement of this.  I think your
>>> revisions make sense after xdg-utils go into Core and the requirement
>>> tree for gtk2 is in place (hicolor-icon-theme should work fine for
>>> this).  Changing the guidelines before that would break things that
>>> currently work. (Or we could place a hard Require:s on xdg-utils until
>>> it was fixed.)

>> In any case, nothing would break.  At worst, gtk apps would suffer a
>> performance penalty, at least until gtk2 is fixed:
>> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/170335
>> (a personal packaging pet-peave).

> Yes.  Which is a regression.
> I agree that 170335 should be fixed, though.

Bingo.  Bugs should be addressed in their proper domain, and I would 
argue strongly that the proper domain in the gtk2 (bug #170335) case is 
*gtk2*, not Packaging/Guidelines.

-- Rex

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