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Re: Kickstart questions

On Mon, 20 Nov 2000, Matt Fahrner wrote:

> How do you make it so kickstart/install doesn't install RPMs listed in
> the "comps" file simply by alphabetic order? We have our own company
> specific packages that we've prefixed with "bcf" that we add to the
> "@ Base" section. However, regardless of where we put them in the
> "@ Base" section because they start with "b" they load earlier than most
> packages, some of which they depend on. We've taken to renaming them
> "zbcf" (eg: zbcf-commoncron-1.1-1.i386.rpm), but that's ugly. Is there a
> better way?

Use package prerequisites (i.e. Prereq: bash)

> where "! somepackage" means "exclude the package `somepackage'" (ie:
> delete it from the list of packages selected). This would also help when
> you want to exclude a package from the "@ Base", which sometimes you do
> (for instance there is a class of systems that we create where we do not
> want to put on the C compiler for security reasons).

Bleah -- sounds like a pain. Generating an explicit list of packages isn't
*that* hard.


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