Packages loaded into Fedora by default
Paul W. Frields
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Sun Aug 9 18:59:48 UTC 2009
On Sun, Aug 09, 2009 at 11:30:18AM -0400, Paul Frields wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 8, 2009 at 6:17 PM, Eric
> Christensen<eric at christensenplace.us> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2009-08-08 at 14:41 -0400, Paul Frields wrote:
> >> On Sat, Aug 8, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Ian Weller<ian at ianweller.org> wrote:
> >> > On Fri, Aug 07, 2009 at 03:15:00PM -0400, Eric Christensen wrote:
> >> >> How do we ask for certain document guides to be loaded into the system
> >> >> by default and do we have any guides that need to be in the default
> >> >> install?
> >> >>
> >> > I believe that's called "comps".
> >> > http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewvc/comps/
> >> >
> >> > I'm not really sure about the process of adding a package to comps. Best
> >> > way to find out, I think, would be to nab someone from FESCo. ;)
> >> Which docs do you want loaded automatically? I ask because if we're
> >> thinking of loading something like release notes, then we should
> >> probably obsolete and retire the fedora-release-notes package for
> >> F-12.
> >> Paul
> > Hadn't really considered loading anything automatically. Someone asked
> > me a few months back and I had written the question in my notes but
> > couldn't remember getting the answer.
> > Yeah, we need to get the Release Notes stuff straightened out.
> Here by "automatically" I meant "by default," so I'm asking about the
> same docs you're talking about . ;-) Sorry for the confusion. Which
> packages, in other words, are you considering adding to comps?
Also, I wanted to point out that if you want to retire
fedora-release-notes, the sooner the better, especially since the
Desktop SIG has to consider eliminating things from the Live spin each
release due to space constraints. The fedora-release-notes package is
fairly sizable IIRC, and this time around The GIMP is on the chopping
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