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Actually, that's the change I was asking for - make it so it's not a
pain, nor does would have to be regenerated. If you could select
"Everything" and then de-select the few packages you don't want then the
deselect list would be comparatively static to the huge
pseudo-Everything list we currently generate.

The question I have for RedHat is if I were to generate the changes
necessary to allow deselection of packages in the "%packages" section
would RedHat be willing to consider adding the code to the permanent
kickstart implimentation?

			- Matt

Hunter Matthews wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Nov 21, 2000 at 09:41:28AM -0500, Matt Fahrner wrote:
> > This is essentially what we're doing, however it requires a regenerating
> > a package list and remodifying the "comps" file for every OS release.
> >
> >                       - Matt
> 
> Its a pain (we do it here), but I don't see a way out- Red Hat changes
> the package list, adding, deleteing, splitting, packages every "major"
> release.
> 
> (Rightfully so - thats not a dig on RH - they have to.)
> 
> I do not recall any major heartburn (for me) between 6.1 and 6.2 here.
> 
> >
> > liefting nl ibm com wrote:
> > >
> > > >Well, it can be a pain and we have to do it each time a new OS release
> > > >comes out. Its definitely ugly. It makes the kickstart file ugly.
> > >
> > > Assuming that you are kickstarting from a networked server, why not change
> > > the comps file. Modify @ Base, create an @ Almost Everything, create a @
> > > Local for local packages and so forth. This allows you to customize
> > > everything. Don't forget to run genhdlist (or whatever that command was)
> > > after changing the comps file.
> > >
> > > - Wouter.
> > >
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