FC4 slimfast slimfest

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Tue Feb 22 19:48:54 UTC 2005

Alexandre Oliva (aoliva at redhat.com) said: 
> > I am disappointed that the setup for Fedora Extras is to just have a
> > rolling-update tree with no ISOs.  That makes FE packages second class
> > citizens.
> How about rolling out ISOs of Fedora Extras *and* Core weekly or so,
> including all updates?  This would address the issue of people who
> install FC3 now and then have to download an additional 1.5 CD just to
> get all of the available updates, then have them all installed
> overnight.

OK, all that discussion of how 5 CDs is bad for mirrors? This is worse.
Much worse. Even with rsync handling mirroring, you're doubling the
bandwidth used for updates.


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