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Re: Shrinking/splitting up core Was: Why are there only i686 and i586 Version of glibc...



On Mon, 7 Jun 2004, Willem Riede wrote:

> On 2004.06.07 10:24, Stephen Smoogen wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-06-06 at 22:33, Steven Pritchard wrote:
> > > On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 03:23:41PM -0400, Willem Riede wrote:
> > > > How would that work with respect to upgrades? Haven't we had cases where glibc
> > > > needed to be upgraded and that change affected virtually all applications?
> > > > With a monolithic distribution that is pretty painless, compatible versions
> > > > are available and replace their ancestors.
> > > 
> > > This really comes back to a question that came up a week or so ago...
> > > How should anaconda handle third-party installation CDs?  (If the
> > > method is good enough for Fedora Extras, it should be good enough for
> > > any third-party repository.)
> > > 
> > 
> > I dont think Anaconda is meant to look at anything beyond the bare
> > installation Cd's the rest should be done with first-boot. Maybe first
> > boot should have a yum configuration section where you can enter the yum
> > places you want to to point ot.
> 
> But at that point you have a broken system - not acceptable IMHO.

Why do you think it is broken? That makes no sense.



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