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Re: Regarding install options



On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 09:29 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> You are nit-picking at words.

As was everybody who ever complained about the "minimal" install option
we had.

> 
> Though a Fedora installation with yum + rpm isn't "truely minimal", it's
> the minimal install to keep an installation usable/maintainable.

Which is useful to some, too fat for others.

> And yes, the fact yum pulls in python is a real problem on small
> systems. Even worse are the system-config-* tools, most of which pull in
> many more packages and don't even work without X.
> 
> >   Congratulations you've just walked
> > into a decade + argument.
> I don't see this.

Probably because you haven't been on the front line, taking the bug
reports, talking to users at events, trying to tweak the targets to
match expectation and continually failing because there is no singular
expectation.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- FreedomĀ² is a feature!
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