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Re: Multilib in FC7? Disable by default?



On Mon, 2006-08-21 at 16:54 +0200, dragoran wrote:
> Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Monday 21 August 2006 09:49, seth vidal wrote:
> >   
> >> If you're at a datacenter installing linux then you should be installing
> >> by kickstart. If you're not doing that then you're doing a disservice to
> >> your customer b/c of the lack of a consistent install. :)
> >>     
> >
> > Er, s/Datacenter/Colo/  What if it's just my box there, I'm not going to 
> > hassle with setting up my laptop to be a kickstart server to reinstall one 
> > system or two.  My laptop might be the install source, but not a full blown 
> > kickstart box.
> >
> >   
> >> And then the kickstart install should be something like:
> >>
> >>
> >> %packages
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> %post
> >> yum remove \*.i?86
> >> yum install stuff_I_want
> >>     
> >
> > Doesn't this seem backwards to you?  Have anaconda run through, do all the dep 
> > checking, pull all the packages down and install them, then remove half of it 
> > (redoing dep checking), get a new list of packages to install, dep check 
> > again, download some more, and then install again?
> >
> >   
> what about adding a nomultilib boot option to anaconda and document it 
> in the release notes?
> -> problem solved

adding options everywhere does not, in fact, solve the problem.

It just complicates code maintenance.

-sv



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