FC4 slimfast slimfest

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Mon Feb 21 21:53:41 UTC 2005

> Ok, I understand your reasoning. However I think moving packages from
> Core to Extras can only be done, if access to Extras is immediate after
> Core has been installed. Which means: no manual setting up of repository
> files in /etc/yum.repos.d or /etc/apt. And a usable graphical package
> manager like synaptic instead of the braindead system-config-packages.
> As I said, a set of optional Extras CDs, downloadable from the same
> location as the Core CDs would be a benefit.

1. extras repo should ship, enabled, in yum.conf for fc4, I think.
2. system-config-packages is going away for pup - hopefully in fc4 - but
let's be clear about something - sometimes we have to take iterative
steps to get somewhere. We can't do everything all at once.


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