spin kickstart/minimization cleanups

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 15:00:52 UTC 2010

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 3:48 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> wrote:
> Peter Robinson (pbrobinson at gmail.com) said:
>> > Honestly, I could see exploding it into a variety of smaller, more focused
>> > groups. Perhaps I'll whip up a proposal based on some comps files I have
>> > lying around here.
>> I've spent a little time looking at the hardware side of things and
>> done a basic patch for some of the hardware stuff based on the current
>> rawhide comps file. I've broken it down into network/server/misc for
>> the time being and pushed the print stuff over to its group. More can
>> be done as it was a quick look through. The old hardware-support
>> currently includes all the other groups so there's no real change for
>> current builds overall.
> Splitting it by functionality makes a bit more sense; for example,
> you'd want a 'smart card support', not just merging it in with other
> hardware stuff.
> (Sorry I've let this lie... been way too busy.)
> Also, I'm not sure the grouplist construct works as you're trying
> to use it.

OK, I just cut and paste it out of other places in the config file so
I may have missed something. Suggestions?

>> I also noticed that alot of the filesystems group lists are replicated
>> into base. I think base should have the core ext related tools to boot
>> a default Fedora and the other stuff like ntfs should just remain in
>> the filesystems group.
> Actually, anaconda will pull in the ones you use for formatting if
> needed.

So the base shouldn't need any file systems then and it should all
just be in the file systems group?


More information about the devel mailing list