Installing bash-completion by default in F-16

seth vidal skvidal at
Thu Jun 2 14:15:33 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-06-02 at 16:11 +0200, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 02.06.2011 16:04, schrieb drago01:
> > On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 4:02 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at> wrote:
> >>
> >> Am 01.06.2011 22:54, schrieb Ville Skyttä:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> I'd like to have bash-completion included in F-16's default install.  In
> >>> my opinion it's in a good enough shape for that already now, and with my
> >>> upstream hat on I expect things to further improve before F-16 is out.
> >>>
> >>> Why I'm writing here is that I'd like to hear opinions to which
> >>> default-installed comps group should it be added (and set as default
> >>> there) - in my opinion the serious candidates are admin-tools and base.
> >>>  admin-tools doesn't sound right because bash-completion is not really
> >>> an admin tool (unless one considers interactive shell usage as admin
> >>> activity in general), so I'm inclined to add it to base.
> >>>
> >>> Thoughts?
> >>
> >> PLEASE do not make a basic-install larger with something what maybe for someone
> >> nice, thats from a user which installs "bash-completion" on each machine after
> >> setup, there are people out there using other shells and the base-setup has to
> >> be as small as possible
> > 
> > That wouldn't be a hard dep you can just uninstall it
> so PLEASE install a new fedora and remove anything not needed for
> ssh, rsync, scp and tell me how long it takes to find all of them
> what you do with such a machine:
> decide what services you will install on this bare setup or
> using as it is as backup-host where rsync is enough
> much of them you can only find with trial and error by look  what yum
> says to a "yum remove" because "package-cleanup --leaves" does not
> find most things without "lib" in the name

package-cleanup --leaves --all

> and then tell why the count of unneeded base-packages should be increased
> remember: "base" is defined the absoloutly minimum to boot a system and
> log in as root!

no @core is - 

%packages --nobase


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