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Re: Proposal: switch default desktop to xfce

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 08:39:58AM +0100, Marcin Kulisz wrote:
> > > >This falsely implies that sticking with Gnome requires replacing the
> > > >init system.  The only requirement is that systemd is installed, not
> > > >that it is used as the init system.
> > > 
> > > That may be the case today, but I personally think it's abundantly
> > > clear from the current path of Gnome development that sooner or later
> > > it's going to have a hard dependency on using systemd.
> > 
> > That doesn't contradict what I stated.  One can use systemd (the
> > package) without using systemd (the binary) as PID 1.
> Why should I have installed packages I'm not using and I don't want to use?
> I know it's rhetorical question but not all systems are having enough disk space
> besides I don't like have packages I'm not using on my systems.
Do you also want to recompile packages to get rid of optional library
dependencies you don't need?


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