FC4 slimfast slimfest

Andrew Overholt overholt at redhat.com
Mon Feb 21 22:48:36 UTC 2005

* seth vidal <skvidal at phy.duke.edu> [2005-02-21 16:55]:
> > 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.

I agree completely.  Moving things to Extras without 1. being a given is
premature IMO.


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