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Re: Fedora Installation Guide FC6



On Mon, 2006-08-21 at 20:03 +0530, Rahul wrote:
> Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 19:48 +0530, Rahul wrote:
> >> Scott Glaser wrote:
> >>> I need a bit more information. What is the extra repo entry? What are
> >>> the other odds and ends? Could you please expand on these so I can get
> >>> started on these this weekend?
> >>>
> >> I guess "extra repo entry" refers to the ability of Anaconda in Fedora 
> >> Development tree to use any yum software repository during installation 
> >> itself so that you can select and install packages from Fedora Extras 
> >> and any custom defined repository by providing the url
> > 
> > Correct.  Note that there's also another tiny change pending here to add
> > easy checkbox access to Extras and the currently available updates
> > (well, I'm not 100% sold on the latter... but definitely the former).  I
> > hope to land that today or tomorrow.
> 
> Yay. Jeremy rocks. I would love to have direct access to updates within 
> the installer as a *option*. I know regressions on updates would make 
> this messy but the right solution is to avoid regressions anyway.
> 
> > 
> >> You can talk to Jeremy in #fedora-devel Freenode IRC channel or mail 
> >> katz redhat com (cc'ed) to discussion these things further.
> > 
> > Yep -- also, if you want me to review things, just let me know.
> > 
> 
> Cool. Now if we get Pirut to work on media and nfs trees, Puplet by 
> default, Pup with the Luke Macken's cool new UI and spicy notifications 
> I am almost sold. Network manager by default would be even better but 
> that maybe asking for too much ;-)

Puplet is on by default in Rawhide as of yesterday (i.e. yum-updatesd is
enabled out of the box).

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