Re: Bug#645656: network-manager in Gnome
* Laurent Bigonville [111101 14:14 +0100]:
> Le Tue, 1 Nov 2011 12:31:26 +0000,
> Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> a écrit :
> > Josselin Mouette writes ("Bug#645656: network-manager in Gnome"):
> > > Le lundi 31 octobre 2011 à 16:37 +0000, Ian Jackson a écrit :
> > > > I agree with the original submitter of this bug that
> > > > network-manager needs to be optional. In particular, gnome-core
> > > > should not pull it in. What can be done in Debian's gnome-core
> > > > to fix this ?
> > >
> > > There?s nothing to fix. NM is now part of the official moduleset
> > > for the core GNOME desktop.
> > I would like to ask you to reconsider this approach. network-manager
> > is not acceptable to many Debian users, and those users should be able
> > to use Gnome. In particular, I would like to know what will go wrong
> > if network-manager is removed and what can be done to mitigate that.
> > Saying that "this is now officially part of Gnome" is no answer at
> > all. Just because Gnome upstream do something doesn't mean we have to
> > do it too.
> Well as already said, gnome-core meta-package depends on official core
> GNOME modules, which network-manager is part of. If you don't want to
> install network-manager, don't install gnome-core meta-package.
Hmm, does NM works if nis runs ? nis daemon has by default no
time-out, starts before NM provides a network and locks the machine
loooong time 'til root can become access to stop nis.
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