FC4 slimfast slimfest

Phil Muldoon pmuldoon at redhat.com
Mon Feb 21 23:20:54 UTC 2005

The eclipse packages are sub packages of a single source rpm, and that
is the basic eclipse distribution. All the other eclipse packages are
already going into Extras (C support/Bugzilla/Python Support and so on),
and there is little room to make changes there.

On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 23:09 +0100, Matthias Saou wrote:
> 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
> alternative.
> 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
> location.
> Matthias
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