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Re: RPM roadmapping



Panu Matilainen (pmatilai redhat com) said: 
> Actually rpm does already support installing only a limited set of locales 
> via %{_install_langs} macro setting, and I think anaconda even set that to 
> match the selected languages at some point. It's just not that useful since 
> there's no way (apart from reinstalling with --force) to get back any of 
> the skipped languages.
>
> Creating sub-packages for different locales doesn't suffer from that 
> problem but causes package (metadata) bloat...

Not just metadata bloat, there's manual maintenance on the metatdata
required, and requires wiring bits into every single installing tool to
handle them in any sort of sane manner.

Bill


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