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Re: Saving space on the DVD



On 04/16/2009 03:05 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> Jesse Keating wrote:
>> We've grown to the point of overflowing the DVD.  In order to save space
>> I've done a lot of testing and comparison.  The current strategy I see
>> for getting DVDs back in size is to drop a few things.
>>
>> @java-development
>> java-1.5.0-gcj-devel
>> gnome-games
>> kdegames
>>
>> With these removals we are much better on size.  These are late changes,
>> and I haven't gone too deep into examining which packages themselves
>> grew in size, this was just the quickest way to recover the space.  I
>> wanted to post this here for discussion and maybe alternatives.
> 
> I'm not quite sure how all this works.  Would developers still be able
> to install these with yum?

Yes. The discussion is only about what won't be included in the DVD
image. The repository will continue to have all the packages and users
will be able to use yum or PackageKit to install them.

Rahul


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