[Ovirt-devel] [PATCH node-image] Fix RPMs to be forcefully removed individually instead of in blocks

Jim Meyering jim at meyering.net
Thu Nov 20 21:39:59 UTC 2008

Perry Myers <pmyers at redhat.com> wrote:
> Some dependencies changed in F10 so some of the $RPM blocks in the
> blacklist were failing.  To ensure that a missing RPM doesn't stop
> the uninstalling of other RPMs we remove each RPM individually.
> In addition, cronie now brings in exim so remove that forcefully
> On F10-x86_64 node-image RPM size is at 50MB with this patch.
> NOTE: I've tested building this as an F10 Node, someone should try an F9 Node.  My smoketest
> consisted of booting a physical node using this image via PXE.  It came up, contacted the
> server and showed up as available in the UI.  Further testing should probably be done before
> committing, but I figured I would get the patch out for people to evaluate.

Worked for me on F10.
I confirmed that appliance and node3 started and poked around on both.

If nothing requires gpg on the node, we can save 1.4MB by
removing the /usr/bin/{gpg2,gpgv2,gpg-agent} binaries alone.
There might be a few associated libraries, too...

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