Re: tracker in F16

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On Mon, 2011-09-12 at 14:01 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-09-12 at 16:45 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Adam Williamson (awilliam@xxxxxxxxxx) said: 
> > > So, in F16, totem has grown a dependency on tracker, via grilo-plugins.
> > > This means tracker is now present and active in default F16 installs,
> > > where it wasn't before. This is leading to the problems that have been
> > > endemic to desktop search mechanisms ever since the first one crawled
> > > out of the fiery pits of hell - excessive resource consumption, viz:
> > > 
> > > https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-September/102688.html
> > > https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-September/102770.html
> > > 
> > > peter robinson reckons it would be easy to split out grilo-plugins'
> > > dependency on tracker and hence get tracker out of the default package
> > > set again, if that's desired:
> > 
> > Note that gnome-documents, now a default package, also requires tracker.
> 
> oop, good catch. I did suspect it's going to become more a part of the
> GNOME Experience from now on, though I think I missed the bit where
> tracker beat zeitgeist =)

If tracker is proving to be a pain, file upstream bugs. Splitting the
grilo tracker plugin to a sub-package is not the right way to fix this.

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