Fedora spin from RpmFusion

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Sep 28 14:07:50 UTC 2007

Matthias Saou wrote:

> What we need to do is get the feature to use add-on media at
> installation time working again in Fedora. I had made a proof of
> concept CD with freshrpms packages which could be used with a Fedora
> installation a while back, but this has been "broken" ever since
> anaconda switched to using yum as a backend (AFAIR).
> Work will be better spent on fixing Fedora, that way we can just
> provide an add-on CD which could be used at install time and provide
> extra categories to pick from in order to install codecs, programs, and
> of course enable rpmfusion in yum.

Completely agree on this front. A custom spin with different branding 
and name can be useful for other purposes. Somebody needs to serve as a 
test case for that.

> FWIW, here is my "announcement" of the CD (it was for FC4) :
> http://lists.freshrpms.net/pipermail/freshrpms-list/2006-January/013758.html
> ...notice the absolute zero feedback, though :-("

fedora-list might have yielded more feedback. RPMFusion folks might want 
to try something similar and try it integrate it as well as you can with 
the releases from Fedora.


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