Dropping Gimp from the live cd

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Tue Aug 4 20:09:24 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-08-04 at 15:47 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> 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.)

Yeah, that sounds like a good way to achieve this.

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