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RE: Alternate comps.xml file?



Which brings up the question...  If in my %packages list I place
-apmd
does it remove it after being installed, or refrain from installing in
the first place?

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Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE                                jim rossberry com
http://www.rossberry.com

On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, Smith, Eric V. wrote:

> But your number 1 can't apply to base and core, correct?  At least
> that's my understanding and experience.  You can add things to base and
> core, but you can't remove from them.  I'm looking to not install
> packages like setserial and raidtools (and many others), which I'll
> never need for the boxes I'm configuring.
> 
> And your number 2 can only add to base and core, where I'm looking to
> remove stuff from base and core.
> 
> I realize I could remove packages after I've done the install, but I'm
> trying to minimize the size of the disks I need for these boxes.  I'd
> rather just not install the stuff I don't need.
> 
> Thanks for the ideas.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Brett Schwarz [mailto:brett_schwarz yahoo com] 
> > Sent: Monday, February 10, 2003 11:27 PM
> > To: kickstart-list redhat com
> > Subject: Re: Alternate comps.xml file?
> > 
> > 
> > I am not sure about specifying another comps.xml file, but there are
> > possibly 2 other solutions you may want to try:
> > 
> > 1) If you are using kickstart (I assume because this is the kickstart
> > list), then explicitly list the packages that you want 
> > installed for one
> > of the cases (presumably your "edited" case). And then don't edit
> > comps.xml. If you explicit list the packages, then it will never use
> > comps.xml. comps.xml will then only be used if doing a "regular"
> > install.
> > 
> > 2) you could define your own groups within the comps.xml, and 
> > leave the
> > other groups untouched. Then in your custom install, specify those
> > groups in the package section. During regular installs, it 
> > would just be
> > normal.
> > 
> > I think this should be possible, but I have never tried it...
> > 
> >     --brett
> > 
> > On Mon, 2003-02-10 at 18:37, Smith, Eric V. wrote:
> > > Is it possible to specify an alternate comps.xml file?  I 
> > have editted
> > > comps.xml to remove packages from base and core, but I 
> > still sometimes
> > > want to use the distributed comps.xml.  Any ideas?
> > > 
> > > Thanks.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
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