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  and apps  set of libraries and
> 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
> 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.
>  http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/core/3.2/
>  http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/apps/3.2/