what to do with GUI common stuff
jamessan at jamessan.com
Wed Nov 9 13:48:37 UTC 2005
On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 09:18:22PM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 03:38:24PM -0600, Ming Hua wrote:
> > So it seems vim shouldn't ship gvim.desktop. It should be shipped in
> > vim-gtk and/or vim-gnome instead.
> This is the first complaint about the new structure of non conflicting
> vim variants. We were aware of it: vim-common ships some stuff which is
> needed only by GUI-enabled variants.
> We can ignore the issue (tagging as wontfix the Cc-ed bug), or
> alternatively split an additional "vim-gui-common" package which will
> contain gui related stuff on which only gui enabled variant will depend.
> FWIW that stuff is:
> - pixmaps (bitmap and svg)
> - gui links (/usr/bin/gvim, /usr/bin/gview, ...)
> - gui manpages (pairing with links above)
> - .desktop file
> - gui half of /usr/lib/mime/packages/vim-common
> The latter solution seems to be more clean, but it requires an
> additional amost empty package.
> What do you think?
Even though it'd only be a small package, I'd suggest we do create the
extra package unless another solution is come up with. This bug is a
usability problem which is simple to fix. I see no reason not too.
GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at jamessan.com>
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