Making beagle optional

Jeremy Katz katzj at
Wed May 16 20:09:51 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-17 at 01:29 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Monday 14 May 2007 16:14:48 Jesse Keating wrote:
> >> The beagle package set will be added to the manifest for the 'Fedora' spin
> >> of Fedora 7.  This will help folks upgrading from Fedora Core 6 that may
> >> have beagle installed.
> > 
> > To clarify, this will make the beagle packages available on the Fedora spin 
> > isos, but still only optional packages.  They will be available for the 
> > upgrade case, and users would have to click on them specifically in the 
> > package selection screen to get them on the install case.
> It won't be available within the live images. Right?

Right, as that's defined by the default packages for a "normal" install.
It's just as available to install afterwards[1].


[1] One of the things I want to at least consider for F8 is how to do
somewhat of a "hybrid" live install... where you get the live image and
can then add any packages that you want or remove packages.  Or maybe it
doesn't make sense to do that and people should just run pirut after
rebooting into the installed system.  I can really go both ways about

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