On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 03:39:46PM -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
It's worth pointing out that your griping about grub2
misleading. The sizes of the grub2 packages did not change between
F22 and F23. What seems to have happened is that the cloud images
added the grub2 packages, which weren't there in F22.
Sorry, yeah -- that griping is not out of context in the Cloud WG where
I also posted this, but is here. Grub2 has the huge virtue of *It
Actually Works*, a claim which currently none of the competition can
But *that* said, the current packaging means that grub2 adds 70MB on
disk — about 12% of the entire cloud image. I'm not saying grub2 is
evil, just that this is a big portion of the gain and is worth
attacking in order to reverse it. I talked briefly to Peter Jones and
he says there's quite a bit which can be done there, if going back to
extlinux doesn't seem like a viable option.
But grub2 isn't the only growth — only about a third of it.
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