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Re: Fedora 7 media sets



--- Joachim Frieben <jfrieben gmx de> wrote:

> > > No, I haven't, but right now, I do not see how one would reduce 
> > > download volume by downloading packages and creating install
> media 
> > > locally instead of downloading the media in the first place ..
> (?)
> > 
> > You download the needed packages once and use them to create
> multiple 
> > media sets, instead of downloading multiple media sets which
> contain 
> > duplicated data.
> 
> So what? The same holds for downloading the image files [(1 x "Core"
> + 1 X "Extras") / arch] and extracting packages locally at will to
> recompose them for a custom install class [At least if you feel the
> need to do so. Using an appropriate kickstart file would do the job
> as well without tinkering with the install media. So, I wonder what
> this spin frenzy is about]. ...

Its about inheritance and variety.  In a way that IMO more
intuitively/intelligently integrates the kickstart file(s) with the
install media.

-dmc/jdog

 


 
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