Re: 'Applications -> Preferences -> Font' not working.
On Sat, 2004-05-22 at 06:20, Chipzz wrote:
> On Fri, 21 May 2004, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> > From: Adam C Powell IV <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Subject: Re: 'Applications -> Preferences -> Font' not working.
> > On Wed, 2004-05-19 at 05:34, Adam Bogacki wrote:
> > > Hm... 'libmetacity' does not seem to exist on my system.
> > >
> > > > Tux:~# apt-get remove metacity
> > > > Reading Package Lists... Done
> > > > Building Dependency Tree... Done
> > > > Package metacity is not installed, so not removed
> > > > 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
> > > ......
> > > > Tux:~# cd /
> > > > Tux:/# find -name libmetacity-private.so.0 -print
> > > > find: ./proc/3746/task: No such file or directory
> > > > find: ./proc/4633/task: No such file or directory
> > > > Tux:/#
> > Sounds like a missing dependency to me.
> > Please file a bug report against the gnome-control-center package
> > indicating that it needs to depend on libmetacity0.
> > Incidentally, I notice that neither 2.4.0-9 nor 2.6.1-1 has this
> > dependency...
> That's because they don't need them - gnome-control-center doesn't link
> against libmetacity0, and all of the control center applets are in
> capplets - which DOES depend on libmetacity0.
> Please do not file a bug, as this isn't one.
Right you are, there's the dependency. Then why the buggy behavior?
While we're at it, capplets really should at least Suggest
metacity-themes, as the theme selection capplet won't work without it.
But that's already bug #240211.
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