FC4 slimfast slimfest

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Mon Feb 21 21:15:20 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 13:07 -0800, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 03:35:34PM -0500, Elliot Lee wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > Here's a heads up that we need to get rid of about 300M of packages to
> > make sure that FC4 continues to fit on 4 CD's. Right now eclipse, xfce,
> > xemacs, cfengine, and all the games are leading candidates. We also may
> > try to start removing stuff from Core in hopes that it will appear in
> > Extras if someone cares about it.
> > 
> Has anyone answered the question of whether RedHat will provide manpower to
> maintain packages in Extras?  (I wasn't at FUDCon -- I was hoping it would
> get tossed about there.) 
> It's one thing to talk about keeping FC4 to 4 CDs so we don't burden users
> with downloading extra programs.  It's another to say RedHat needs to keep
> its maintenance of packages down; currently we can only support about 4 CDs
> worth of stuff.

No, That's the point - if fedora is going to work and going to have a
constantly increasing number of packages then people OUTSIDE of red hat
need to play ball.

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