[rhelv6-list] Fewer dependencies
mike at linuxexam.com
Tue Jan 11 06:30:56 UTC 2011
On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 12:29 +0100, Rainer Traut wrote:
> 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.
Thank you for helping me think it through. What the both of you are
saying makes sense.
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