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Re: Xfce Etch, installation report for desktop

On Sun, Jan 21, 2007, Joey Hess wrote:
> My understanding is that the svg background is the default. Why would
> you want to not have the default background available if you were using
> the splash screens, etc?

 The default background is controlled by alternatives and I imagine the
 alternatives could be changed or extended by another package such as
 for CDDs; granted these could also change the desktop-base package's
 dependencies as well if they opt for customizing the backgrounds
 shipped by desktop-base.

 Most packages using optionally SVG graphics via Gtk Recommend
 librsvg2-common (shipping the Gtk module), that's why I opted for the
 same solution here.  I don't think it's too dramatic to make that a
 Depends instead if this is e.g. until tasksel pulls Recommends and to
 avoid hardcoding this information in the tasksel package.

Loïc Minier <lool@dooz.org>

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