"anaconda" package install selection after the install

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Fri Jul 18 17:04:28 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-18 at 15:08 +0300, Axel Thimm wrote:
> Hi,
> previous package management solutions would allow to revisit the
> eye-of-bird package bundling presented by anaconda during install. The
> functionality moved from system-config-package to pirut/pup, but now
> on F9 I can't find it anywhere.
> Packagekit only offers a complete view with several filters to reduce
> it a bit, but the anaconda preselected applications were human
> cherry-picked and represented best-of-breed Fedora bits.
> Is there a way to get to anaconda's package selection after the
> install? For example how do I pick support for language XYZ w/o
> digging into yum groups?
> BTW is anaconda's selection based on yum groups' mandatory/optional
> packages? I can't find the language groups, though.

Yum won't show the nonvisible groups as set by comps, but anaconda will
show some of them IIRC

Right now, package kit doesn't work on comps data for the yum backend
IIRC, it uses hardcoded groups.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- Freedom² is a feature!
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