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Re: Installation Philosophy



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



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