FC4 slimfast slimfest

Matthias Saou thias at spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.egg.and.spam.freshrpms.net
Mon Feb 21 22:09:25 UTC 2005

Elliot Lee wrote :

> 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.

For me, can go (into Extras) :

- desktop-backgrounds-extra
- compat-gcc-8-
  (if nothing in FC4 relies on it to be built anymore)
- tuxracer
  (nothing new in ages, and not a really exciting game)
- abiword, gnumeric
  (I use them a lot, but OOo is included)

I'd definitely like to see xfce kept, as it's a nice light desktop manager
Looking at Eclipse and other java related stuff... wow, it's huge, and
represents an amazing number of packages... I definitely don't know enough
about it to identify anything that could be considered optional, but if
part of it is, I'd definitely agree to have it go back into a specialized


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