[Mageia-dev] tracker...

Frank Griffin ftg at roadrunner.com
Wed Sep 7 16:16:18 CEST 2011

On 09/07/2011 08:26 AM, Guillaume Rousse wrote:
> Since this morning, a shiny piece of software I never opted to run not 
> even to install is eating 99% of my cpu.
> I don't find any way to disable it (excepted killall...), and I can't 
> even uninstall it:
> tracker is needed by libtracker
> libtracker is needed by libfolks
> libfolks is needed by gnome-shell
> Whereas I perfectly understand why tracker (the binary) would requires 
> libtracker (the library), I really don't see why libtracker would make 
> tracker presence mandatory. After all, if the main program is missing, 
> I don't even need libtracker to be in working state, I just need its 
> symbols to be available to libfolks...

This must be a recent packaging change.  When tracker first showed up, I 
changed my post-install auto-urpme of beagle to tracker, and it 
uninstalled just fine.

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