FC4 slimfast slimfest

Jeremy Katz katzj at redhat.com
Wed Feb 23 02:31:26 UTC 2005

Rodd Clarkson wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 16:23 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
>>You have a KDE cd  and a game cd... which cd has the kde game you
>>want?  Items can and will be intuitive members of multiple simple
> Sure, you're going to have some overlap, but in general this could be
> solved without too much pain.  For example, gnome-games and kde-games
> are, at the end of the day, games so put them on the games disk.  If the
> user really wants them and expected them on the Gnome or KDE disk, then
> all they have to do is yum install them, so no biggy (as far as I'm
> concerned).  I'd much prefer to only have to download half the volume of
> four disks (even if it still involved four disks) and then hvae to yum
> install a couple of packages (using that tasty GUI yum tool that's
> planned) than have to download a whole bunch of stuff I don't intend to
> use just for the sake of 'simplicity'.

Except that now my games cd depends on both the gnome disc and the kde 
disc.  So I don't have a deterministic way to tell what CDs I need 
again.  So now I'm back to where I basically end up needing all the CDs. 
  Or I sometimes need all of them.  And I don't know until I select my 


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