On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 2:55 PM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 12:51 PM, Elad Alfassa
> On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 2:48 PM, Bastien Nocera <bnocera(a)redhat.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2013-04-29 at 14:36 +0300, Elad Alfassa wrote:
>> > On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 2:34 PM, Bastien Nocera <bnocera(a)redhat.com>
>> > wrote:
>> > Why does it need samba-client? It's a package containing
>> > command-line
>> > utilities none of which seem to be used by
>> > gnome-control-center.
>> > I have no idea, all I know is that I got an error trying to add a
>> > samba printer without this package installed. Same issue happens with
>> > system-config-printer (just a bit more verbose, saying "CUPS ERROR NOT
>> > POSSIBLE" or something similar, so it must be some lousy cups
>> > problem)
>> Then it seems to me that cups or system-config-printer are missing the
>> dep, not control-center.
>> $ FILES=`rpm -ql system-config-printer | grep 'py$'` ; for i in `rpm -ql
>> samba-client | grep /bin/` ; do BASENAME=`basename $i` ; grep -l
>> $BASENAME $FILES && echo $i ; done
>> Looks like system-config-printer might be responsible for the missing
>> dep. Would be better if that wasn't needed though.
>> desktop mailing list
> Shouldn't printers work even with system-config-printer isn't present on the
> system tho?
> There are some people who would really like not to have
> system-config-printer by default at all.
There's also a lot of people that don't want printing install by
default at all but want control-center. Printing and all the driver
deps are huge and there's a lot of people that use gnome without ever
having a printer configured.
Huge? Maybe in if you are using a system from the early 90s ...
otherwise the size is hardly an issue.