spin kickstart/minimization cleanups

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 15:22:57 UTC 2010

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 4:12 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> wrote:
> Peter Robinson (pbrobinson at gmail.com) said:
>> > 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?
> Not sure you can make it seamless without just copy&pasting the
> entire group (which is a bad idea). <grouplist> within <group>
> is ignored in comps.

Ah, I just copied the xfce-software-development as it was small and
had what I wanted. What's the proper way to do this then? Looking
further down the file the Desktops category looks like it would be
what I want.

>> > 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?
> Or they shouldn't need to necessarily be in a group at all, possibly.
> Depends on how you want to get them installed. (For example, dosfstools
> and perhaps the ntfs tools should be included in a desktop where you're
> expected to access those sorts of filesystems. reiserfs, not so much.)

Again, I was just looking at what's in the comps file already.


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