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Re: setup filesystem requires and minimal system



On Wed, 2007-11-14 at 10:14 -0500, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-11-14 at 16:09 +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 14, 2007 at 10:02:12AM -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > > On Wed, 14 Nov 2007 15:26:40 +0100
> > > Patrice Dumas <pertusus free fr> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > I guess that there is a comps group for base system (I checked, it is
> > > > the Core group), but one should not think along this comps group, but 
> > > > along a user who would want to do the minimal install (certainly in a 
> > > > chroot).
> > > > 
> > > > Has anybody done something similar?
> > > 
> > > Why wouldn't you think comps group?  yum --install-root=/path/to/chroot
> > > groupinstall 'Core'  
> > 
> > Because I was asking about the really minimal package set. The idea is
> > to have an idea of what packages should be installed, whatever comps
> > groups are. Core is still a big package set. If you really want to stick
> > on comps, the question could be what would be most reduced comps group?
> > Would there even be glibc, sysvinit.... see my post in it?
> 
> You'd need a libc, some sort of init. It should be rather
> straightforward, testing in a chroot, to figure out the smallest set of
> Fedora packages that you can have and be functional (say, define
> functional as a working network, text editor, and shell).
> 
> You can call it 'Masochist'. ;)

That's what the core group in comps is intended to be...  if there's
more there than that, it should be moved to Base :)

Jeremy


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