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Re: [yast-devel] Classical YaST in Appliances: Choosing the UI
Robert Schweikert write:

On 06/23/2011 04:10 AM, Lukas Ocilka wrote:
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I've just created a new JeOS appliance in SUSE Studio for testing
purpose (YaST Backup bug). JeOS is known to have as few packages as

After selecting YaST Backup for installation, I've rather also checked
whether I'll be actually able to run it, so searched for all YaST
packages, especially the UI ones. And which one was selected? *yast2-gtk*

OK, yast2.rpm requires yast2_ui and yast2-gtk, yast2-ncurses and
yast2-qt all provide that symbol. Isn't there anything we could do about
/better/ [1] selection [2]? Ideas? Opinions?

IMHO, yast2_ui should require yast2-ncurses and recommend ast2-gtk and


This is not good idea, as for appliances you forget about webyast, which also
provides yast_ui. And in this case install all ncurses libraries is useless as
you configure appliance via studio and then via webyast.

Josef Reidinger
Appliance Toolkit team
maintaining parts of webyast and SLMS
author of rubygems - studio_api and net_observer (coauthor)
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