On 11/30/2015 07:09 PM, Rex Dieter wrote:
Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Mon, 2015-11-30 at 07:11 -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
>> I missed that, but I would say gedit is being erroneous by adding
>> dependencies, at least with respect to desktop-file-utils.
> I added the dependency for a new enough desktop-file-utils build
> because the desktop-file-utils package does not contain the file
> trigger section before 0.22-6
Sure, but that's conceptually no different than the case where gedit owned
the scriptlet but (also) had no dependency on desktop-file-utils.
either way, if desktop-file-utils is not present, the effect is nothing
happens. We only care about the case when desktop-file-utils *is* present
and that case already works without adding any package dependencies.
Rex, do you by any chance remember why the packaging guidelines say to
not add a dependency on desktop-file-utils? Does KDE not want the
All I could find was https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=180899#c2
that just hand waves the reasons and only says "it was agreed that it is