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Re: example minimal comps file + RPM list ?



Hi
may I too have a copy of the script please
James

> 
> I created a single CD RH 8.0 CD, but I did it a little different:
> 
> * Used only the BASE and CORE rpms (took out the SRPMs as well)
> * Updated with updated RPMs (errata)
> * I did not modify the comps.xml file, since I am using Kickstart, and
> you can explicitly list the groups that you want. Since I only have
> BASE/CORE rpms, I can just list those (although, I left them out since
> they install by default).
> * Ran genhdlist (I did not do a buildinstall or splitdistro at all)
> 
> This worked for me, since I was using Kickstart. This might not work for
> you if you were building a general 1 CD RH install.
> 
> I also wrote a script that reads the comps.xml file, and generates a
> list of RPMs for BASE and CORE (you can modify it to use other groups as
> well). If this would be helpful to you (or anyone else), I can send it
> to you. I also wrote a script that takes that list, and removes all RPMs
> not on that list from a directory.
> 
> HTH,
> 
>     --brett
> 
> 
> On Fri, 2003-01-31 at 14:26, Skahan, Vince wrote:
> > Can anybody provide a comps.xml file and a matching
> > listing of the RPMS directory for a one-cd rh8-based
> > distribution (ie, a mini-server)that actually builds ?
> > 
> > I'm trying to build up a mini rh8 from the base+core
> > stated to be the minimum, but it appears that buildinstall
> > needs 'lots' more rpms than the working minimal o/s does
> > to be included in comps.xml and the RPMS tree to successfully
> > build a pkgorder.txt file and an image.
> > 
> > It's proving maddeningly difficult to figure out what
> > stuff buildinstall needs in addition to the far smaller
> > set of stuff that the o/s actually needs to run.
> > 
> > I'm following the steps in the 'Burning a RedHat CD HOWTO'
> > as follows:
> >  - copied rh8.0 cd-1 to /rh80/i386
> >  - added in cd-2 and cd-3 rpms to get'em all
> >  - edited splitdistro a little per the HOWTO to not
> >     worry about the SRPMS
> >  - ran genhdlist, buildinstall, splitdistro etc.
> >      and it seemed to rebuild vanilla 8.0 ok
> >  - then I tried to strip down the RPMS directory
> >      removing unneeded stuff, but buildinstall 
> >      blows up trying to build the pkgorder.txt file.
> > 
> > Any ideas ?
> > 
> > 
> > --
> > ---------- Vince Skahan boeing com ---------
> >    Connexion by Boeing - Cabin Network
> > 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jeremy Katz [mailto:katzj redhat com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 11:27 AM
> > To: kickstart-list redhat com
> > Subject: Some documentation on the new XML comps file
> > 
> > 
> > In an effort to try to answer some of the questions before they get
> > asked, I've put up a first go at some documentation on the new XML comps
> > file format at http://rhlinux.redhat.com/anaconda/comps.html.  It should
> > be a complete reference to all of the things which are recognized for
> > the file as well as information on how to generate the package lists
> > with dependencies and a simple little python script which uses some
> > attributes of the file.
> > 
> > I also went ahead and put up the master comps-milan.xml.in file plus the
> > po files which are used in generating the final comps.xml.  It's a bit
> > easier to edit the .in file since it doesn't have the translations
> > merged in which makes it shorter and easier to follow.  Tarball is at
> > http://rhlinux.redhat.com/anaconda/comps-8.0.tar.gz
> > 
> > If anyone has any questions or clarifications, feel free to ask here and
> > I'll try to pay enough attention to answer them and update the
> > documentation accordingly.  We're also going to try to get some other
> > things up as we get the time to sit down and work on them.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > Jeremy
> > 
> > 
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