Other ways to cut FC4 down from 15 CDs to 14?

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Thu Feb 24 17:16:58 UTC 2005

David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org>:
> Has anyone looked at the possibility of having a shared CD or two
> between the x86_64 and i386 installs?
> There's 412300KiB of noarch packages which are present in both x86_64
> and i386, and 436108KiB of i[36]86 packages in the x86_64 tree.
> If a package ordering can be found which allows a bunch of those to go
> onto a CD which is shared between x86_64 and i386 installations, we get
> to lose a CD out of the set without running around like headless
> chickens trying to excise useful packages to make the i386 tree smaller.

As an Opteron user, I strongly support this suggestion.
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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