Subject: Re: xscreensaver[-gnome] conflicts
To: Urban Boquist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Louis Guillaume <email@example.com>
Date: 10/22/2003 09:48:34
Urban Boquist wrote:
> Hi Rene,
>>>Perhaps there can be just one xscreensaver package that satisfies
> Rene> That's what xscreensaver-gnome should be.
> Perhaps what Louis is trying to say is that if xscreensaver somehow
> gets installed first, possibly by "accident" as a dependency to
> something else, then packages which require xscreensaver-gnome will
> not install.
> A fix is of course to make sure that you install xscreensaver-gnome
> before anything else but that is not a very nice fix.
That's correct. I realize now that xscreensaver-gnome takes care of the
Doesn't this mean that the "xscreensaver" package is obsolete? Should we
just remove it from the distribution or re-name "xscreensaver-gnome" to
It seems unnecessary to have 2 versions, one being a subset of the other.