FC4 slimfast slimfest

Stan Bubrouski stan at ccs.neu.edu
Wed Feb 23 15:59:47 UTC 2005

Colin Walters wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 21:31 -0500, Jeremy Katz wrote:
>>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 
> I don't think it's unreasonable to include the e.g. just KDE runtime
> libraries on disc 1, but not necessarily all of KDE.  The runtime
> libraries should be fairly small relative to the entire desktop.  Right?

If by small you mean huge, then yes :)


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