Proposal for CD count in FC4

Arjan van de Ven arjanv at
Fri Feb 25 11:19:05 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-02-25 at 12:03 +0100, Tarjei Knapstad wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 19:00, Demond James wrote:
> > Jesse Keating wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > Given the constraint of not being able to remove packages that were in
> > FC3 and I think this is the best approach for now.  It's going to either
> > be the main packages like OO.o, Gnome, KDE, etc. or many smaller one
> > since we need to shave 300mb.
> Reducing packages is one thing, but is there anything going against
> pushing the ISO sizes up towards the 700MB barrier? I just checked, and
> I can't even find anywhere to buy those old 650MB blank CD's, but there
> may be other problems of course...?

the point is not availability of media. It's cd drives being able to
read the extra stuff reliable. Even if 1% can't read them, that will
result in a HUGE bug inflow for the anaconda guys and a lot of negative

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