Re: Gnome Games will make 3D mandatory for 2.28

On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 5:43 AM, Thomas H.P. Andersen <phomes gmail com> wrote:
>> Clutter is becoming a mandatory dependency and will always build (if
>> the games requiring it are built). Any objections?
> No objections from me. Do we replace --enable-clutter with a
> --disable-clutter to build without it? And will gnometris continue to
> have a no-clutter version? Or would that only be for aisleriot?

I was thinking of throwing an error like what happens if you try to
build without guile but aisleriot is in your games list. It suggests
removing aisleriot from the game list to continue.

>> If not, I will announce it on the same day that 2.26 is released so
>> that there can be no accusation of leaving this decision to the last
>> minute.
> This should not really be a problem either way should it? Clutter is
> already a dependency per
> so there
> should not be any accusations even if we don't.

The only reason I'm concerned is that Gnome will, for the first time,
require 3D out of the box for some programs. It's always been optional
until now. LTSP people will probably be angry about this.

> I think libseed would
> be more controversial if we are going to push for that in 2.28.
> Getting lights off too would be nice. So much good stuff going on for
> next release :)

Yes, as soon as the official module proposal period is open, I will propose it.

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