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Re: "Gnome" package now requires installing "tracker"?

On Tue, 14 Feb 2012 18:23:03 +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:

> On 14.02.2012 18:13, Camaleón wrote:
>> I'm not speaking about "gnome-documents" but "gnome". I have "gnome"
>> and I don't have installed many of the listed applications.
>> What makes this package different (and a requirement) is what I'd like
>> to know.
> Seriously, what is so hard to understand.

Nothing, it's easy peasy. Now "gnome-core" seems to be the right option 
for new GNOME installs because "gnome" metapackage is getting over 
bloated and is adding new packages on-the-fly. Sigh.

> The gnome-related metapackages in Debian are modelled after what
> upstream uses in their core [1] and apps [2] set of libraries and
> applications.
> Simple as that.

Not that simple. The metapackage requirements have changed and now users 
have to cope with that or install an application they don't wanted nor 
asked for.

> That gnome-documents uses tracker is an implementation detail.

Of course. I don't see any problem with gnome-documents itself. It's just 
that I didn't have installed that application and want to keep it so.

> Michael
> [1] http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/core/3.2/ 
> [2] http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/apps/3.2/



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