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Re: [RFC (crack?)] lang images?



Jeremy Katz (katzj redhat com) said: 
> On Fri, 2007-11-30 at 15:19 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > At the point that the loader downloads stage2, it already knows what language
> > the user wanted. If we spilt some locale specific data (translations, fonts)
> > out into their own images (squashfs, cpio, whatever) that the loader can pick
> > up/download, then for cases where they're not needed, the stage2 download
> > can be shrunk by ~20MB or so.
> 
> It may be crack, but it's crack I've considered on more than one
> occasion.  The thing that makes it tricky is language selection being
> done within stage2 for some cases

In what cases are you doing lang selection from stage2 where you aren't on
a live system?

Bill


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