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Re: making the i386 livecd fit



On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 11:59 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Matthias Clasen (mclasen redhat com) said: 
> > > > - don't include groups where upstream gnome is < 50% translated
> > > > - don't include fonts that are only referenced in %fonts and those groups
> > > > - remove ekiga, just because it drags in so much other stuff
> > > > 
> > > > Comments?
> > 
> > In the past, any attempts to go to a subset of language have always met
> > with strong resistance. Just kicking out some fonts/input methods, but
> > leaving the "unsupported" translations in the packages may send a
> > somewhat mixed message, but is probably the only thing we can do since
> > noone knows how to make %_install_langs work.
> 
> Yeah, I'm just wondering if it's worth it installing fonts for a
> language that's only 10% translated in the desktop (for example.)
> 
> > Anyway, if we go with this approach, there should be at least a comment
> > in the kickstart file explaining how the excluded font groups have been
> > determined.
> 
> The alternative is to still kick out ekiga (sorry, it's pretty large),
> and find the rest of the space somewhere else.
> 

Kicking the debuginfo out of mono-core should give us on the order of
15M, I think:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=430500

But I am not opposed to do the font pruning. All I'm asking is that you
add a comment explaining the rationale and where the data came from.


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