Fwd: [Fedora-spins] Nightly composes using XZ spins

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Tue Jan 25 21:22:30 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 09:48:48 -0800,
  Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-01-25 at 11:23 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 10:39:26 -0600,
> >   Bruno Wolff III <bruno at wolff.to> wrote:
> > > I have done some tests, but so far things don't look good. The noncd desktop
> > > ks results in about 850 MB image. Including all of libreoffice is much worse.
> > > I am trying the cd desktop ks with the libreoffice subtraction removed and
> > > libreoffice-base included. I'll report back on how that worked later today.
> > 
> > Even the more limited install still resulted in an image of around 780 MB,
> > which seems too far away to get under size with further tweaks.
> did you also do a straight-up build of livecd.ks just to make sure you
> replicate the same size as the nightly builds when doing that?

I think I had done an update inbetween, and it may be possible to do a lighter
install of some of libreoffice, but it's not looking good. It's slow going for
me to test this as the machines are older and rawhide has a few annoying
issues that significantly impact my efficiency on those machines.

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