Dropping Gimp from the live cd

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Tue Aug 4 19:47:29 UTC 2009

Matthias Clasen (mclasen at redhat.com) said: 
> The live cd has a very hard time shrinking below 700M, and it is not
> going to get better when it switches to use a dracut initrd. 
> One way to make sufficient room on the live cd would be to drop Gimp.
> This has been proposed independently, on the grounds that it is not a
> very good fit for the live cd audience anyway (where we probably at most
> need the occasional photo touch ups), and its UI is somewhat
> unconventional. 

Do we want to move cheese to the main desktop group, and then just
drop the graphics group from the CD entirely? (It would also avoid
the f-spot machinations.)


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