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Re: rawhide report: 20040715 changes



On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 05:32:50PM -0700, Barry K. Nathan wrote:
> FWIW, the way that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 handles Extras
> (closed-source stuff in that case) is to have the option of installing
> from the Extras CD (or Documentation CD's for that matter) in firstboot.
> In fact, the generic button for installing more packages from another CD
> is also present in firstboot in Fedora Core 2 and fc-devel (although the
> Extras and Documentation buttons aren't).

That would make it hard to integrate those packages into a kickstart
upgrade/install.

> I can see how it might be better to handle Extras in anaconda for the
> sake of cleaner upgrades, but perhaps the RHEL method is still worth
> mentioning in this thread...

I'll just point to what I said on this subject before.  :-)

 http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2004-June/msg00267.html

Steve
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