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Re: From release notes for FC5T3 (web)



On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 11:22, Andy Green wrote:
> > 
> > That's why you have yum.
> 
> But look at the trend in distro sizes, they aren't shrinking.  Why not
> install everything in extras at the same time according to the logic of
> trying to dodge missing deps.  And maybe Dag or Livna too.  The whole
> idea doesn't scale, and make needless load on the update mirrors as well
> as the increased security perimeter.

OK, so we need some intelligence about what should be included
in a distribution rather than ways to avoid installing what is
on the CD's.

> > So how do you ever decide to run a new program?
> 
> Turning that around, how, as you imply, does installing everything help
> you to decide to run a new program?  Apropos?

xman used to be the nicest way, but nobody bothers with
man pages anymore.

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  Les Mikesell
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