FC4 slimfast slimfest

Dave Jones davej at redhat.com
Tue Feb 22 00:39:23 UTC 2005

On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 07:35:06PM -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
 > On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 18:25:41 -0500, Chuck R. Anderson <cra at wpi.edu> wrote:
 > > I've never once in my life ever used fortran or needed it to
 > > compile/run anything.  However, does it build from the same src.rpm?
 > > How would it be packaged in Extras if it does?
 > count yourself extremely lucky.  Sadly its packaged as a sub-package
 > of gcc srpm, so it cant be easily handed off over the Core/Extras
 > barrier. And if the sub-package were simply not included the people
 > who need it, like me, will end up rebuilding the gcc srpm to renable
 > the gcc-f77 subpackage.

That still doesn't justify it being always installed for every user
by default IMO.


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