Bug#747552: mate-power-manager creates popups as persistent, regular windows; leads to huge marco / window switching slowdown

Stefano Karapetsas stefano at karapetsas.com
Sat May 10 22:00:44 UTC 2014

> I think mate-power-manager should simply depend on 
> mate-notification-daemon, or is there a good reason not to?
No, depend on libnotify is enough

> but not mate-notification-daemon. I have GNOME's notification-daemon 
> installed (0.7.6-1) but it wasn't running in a mate desktop session.
Notification daemons arent running every time, they are just started by 
dbus when needed

> I think the problem here is that no dependency pulled in the 
> mate-notification-daemon for me. Perhaps that will be solved when 
> Debian gets the metapackages, but I also think there should be a 
> direct dependency as well (or at least Recommends) in case someone 
> doesn't use the metapackage for some reason.
I dont agree. If you decide to not use the metapackage, you need to know 
what you are doing.

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