Dropping Gimp from the live cd

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Thu Aug 6 12:46:16 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2009-08-06 at 11:26 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> 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?

Those were already gone. And it was not enough.

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