Re: Please do not unblock gnome-meta just yet
On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 03:51:17PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> As you may be aware, the TC recently overruled the maintainers of the
> gnome-core metapackage, deciding that the dependency from gnome-core
> to network-manager should be weakened from Depends to Recommends.
> (The full TC decision is reproduced below.)
Which he followed.
Let's look there.
7. The Technical Committee overrules the decision of the gnome-core
metapackage maintainers. The dependency from gnome-core to
network-manager-gnome should be downgraded to Recommends
> In response to this the maintainers have uploaded a new version of
> meta-gnome in which the gnome-core package Recommends
> network-manager-gnome, as required. However, additionally, they have
As you want.
> reintroduced a dependency from gnome to network-manager-gnome, as
> Depends. See the changes info, also below.
> The Release Team should be aware that our request to unblock the
> update to meta-gnome implementing the TC decision does not extend to
> this latter change to meta-gnome.
I believe that exceeds your powers. Your decision was implemented
Ans n-m - as people might like or not like, I am one who deson't (as a n-m
user) - is part of GNOME depending on it for the *full* *gnome* IMHO is ok.
> I am going to try to get the TC to pass another resolution
> specifically overruling this further decision by the gnome-core
I agree with Josselin here completely. Stop the crusade.