[rhelv6-list] Fewer dependencies

Rainer Traut tr.ml at gmx.de
Tue Jan 11 11:29:33 UTC 2011

Am 10.01.2011 18:05, schrieb MJang:
> Folks,
> One thing I've noticed is the reduced number of dependencies in RHEL 6
> RPM packages. For example, the following command:
> yum install system-config-printer-*
> does --not-- install the CUPS service as a dependency.
> More interesting -- in my installation tests (from memory), the
> selection of the Desktop package group does --not-- install the X Window
> System package group.
> I wonder if that's by design.

Like the other answer to your mail, maybe because X is network usable, 
you do not need a local X server to use the desktop apps.

So both missing dependencies may be by design.


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