FC4 slimfast slimfest

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Mon Feb 21 22:12:05 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 16:07 -0600, Chris Adams wrote:
>Once upon a time, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> said:
>> (1) The problem with moving any large package from Core to Extras is that,
>>     until anaconda grows support for multiple repositories, upgrades
>>     will cause failures. If you move stuff that isn't *yet* in a Core
>>     release, you avoid that.
>That's also why I think there should be ISOs of Fedora Extras available.
>Maybe not for FC4 (if pushing something significant from FC3 to FE4 can
>be avoided), but down the road.

Perhaps we should teach anaconda about multiple repositories, and then
both CD 5 and the Extras CDs can be optional parts of the install. And
of course the DVD will have them all anyway.


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