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Extras for FC3 Re: tuxracer & chromium move to Extras



On Sat, 31 Jul 2004, Russell Coker wrote:

>On Fri, 30 Jul 2004 04:29, Nando <nandox7 myrealbox com> wrote:
>> Well, i found myself some days ago, thinking "...fedora is increasing
>> the packages, from time to time someone, ask's for a new software to be
>> included., but where this will lead too. 2 DVD's??"
>
>We are only about half-way towards filling the first DVD.  When free space on 
>the first DVD runs low then we can look into limiting things.
>
>
>Maybe we should consider having a CD for things that don't change much such as 
>TeX and Tuxracer?  Would it be possible to have ~500M of packages not change 
>in any significant or required manner for several Fedora releases?
>

Ok since CVS hasnt happened yet, and Extras isnt happening until after 
CVS.. maybe the FC3 development plan could change a bit. Mark everything 
in the core that is to be moved to Extras when the glorious day of CVS 
(or wahtever) occurs as deprecated, but ship it in FC3 as non-installed 
cd's. IE they are still there.. but make Cdrom 3/4 not part of the 
general install but in firstboot when other packages as asked to be 
installed. When Extras repository can be brought up and maintained 
(FC4/5 ?) then you can drop those cdroms and just focus on the core 
items. 




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