Dropping Gimp from the live cd

Bastien Nocera bnocera at redhat.com
Thu Aug 6 10:26:28 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-08-04 at 14:51 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> 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. 
> There is probably not going to be any alternative to this step, due to
> the hard size limits, but I'd like to give people a chance to comment
> first, anyway. So, comments ?

Would dropping just the gimp user docs, or the extra data be enough?

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