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Re: Installation Philosophy



On Thu, 11 May 2006, Rickey Moore wrote:

> On Thu, 2006-05-11 at 14:25 -0400, tfreeman intel digichem net wrote:
> 
> > Ok. I'm through trying to be reasonable now. I'm curious if an install 
> > routine could be added to FC which starts with an absolutely minimally 
> > bootable system, to which only selected components get added at the choice 
> > of the installer.
> 
> The ole RedHat Package 'Mangler' (Manager) does just that, pretty much.
> Now it's tied to yum, which is tied to rpm, and as long as the database
> doesn't barf on your shoes, or an unsigned package pops up or (fillin
> the blank ______ ) it could do and sometimes does the job. It's a step
> in the right direction. I still go for "Install Everything" :) Ric
> 

Well, to be sure I tend to install most everything in sight for fooling 
around on the desktop. Still, getting the right, or almost right, level of 
skinny install seems to be slightly more difficult than it should. YMMV as 
always.

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