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Re: making the i386 livecd fit



On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 13:52 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Luke Macken (lmacken redhat com) said: 
> > /usr/share/doc is 141mb, but I'm not sure how viable it would be to
> > remove it (everything except the release notes).  We could possibly split out
> > the big guys into -docs subpackages.
> > 
> > The largest documentation directories being:
> > 
> >     5.1M ./bash-3.2
> >     6.8M ./cups-1.3.5
> >     8.1M ./ghostscript-8.61
> >     9.4M ./selinux-policy-3.2.5
> 
> While that's 30MB on disk, using bzip2 as an approximation, that would only
> save about 3.5MB of CD space. Still may be worth doing.

I've been pretty vocally opposed to removing documentation in the past.
Because if the documentation is interesting to ship for the real case,
then it's also interesting for being on the live images.  Especially as
they're installable.  And especially as we start looking at things like
deltarpm where having those bits on the disk to begin with matters

Jeremy


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