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Re: custom package selection



On Thu, 24 Jul 2003, Jeremy Katz wrote:

> On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 10:47, csieh wrote:
> > How about enabling the "Select individual packages" but only for the 
> > "expert" install choice.  Then it would be there for those that need it 
> > and for those that don't it would not confuse them.
> 
> redhat-config-packages has the ability to do individual packages now. 
> The installer gets you to a working system, you can tweak to your
> heart's content afterwards.

So where does redhat-config-packages get it packages from?  In RedHat 9 it 
only wanted them from the cd.

I guess it surprises me that you took out functionality.

-Connie Sieh  
> 
> It's *FAR* easier to add new functionality that can be used post-install
> because then you don't have to worry with the absolutely wacky
> environment that the installer runs in.  This doesn't apply just to
> packages -- it applies equally well to everything.
> 
> Jeremy
> 
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