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Re: Multilib in FC7? Disable by default?



Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> wrote:
> On Monday 21 August 2006 09:39, seth vidal wrote:
> > why doesn't %post yum remove *.i?86 count?
> >
> > Why does EVERYTHING have to be accessible from within the installer? If
> > a user wants to do something outside of the norm (and not install
> > multilib packages, imo, is outside of the norm) then they should be able
> > to login once and run one command.
> 
> Because if I'm installing from remote sources, or if I'm at a datacenter,
> I really don't want to download 2x as many packages, install 2x as many
> packages, go through 2x as many scriptlets, just to remove 1/2 of them at
> the end of it all.  Seems pretty silly to me.  Are we going to get to the
> point where Anaconda just drops enough bits on the filesystem to reboot,
> launch pirut and continue the install from there?

Is it really duplicating all packages for you? From what I see, the x86_64
install DVDs are just a little larger than the i386 ones, so...
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