Schedule for Wednesday's FESCo Meeting (2012-10-10)

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Thu Oct 11 01:22:23 UTC 2012

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 06:07:55PM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > > > Doesn't that come down to "it's random" in the combined case?
> > > Well, not exactly. It's in actual install order. So if you
> > But what if it's done by anaconda?
> You can do a multiple desktop install with a kickstart file. That's one
> of the 'what ifs'. And in that case, you won't really know which DM will
> get enabled. But is it really a big deal? You'll get *a* DM enabled, at

This is the case I'm thinking of, for university computer labs.

It seems like having the preset policy RPMs to make the decision
deterministic is a good idea.

> least. A lot of the time you probably aren't going to care which one you
> get. If you do care, it's one command to change it. We just decided it
> really wasn't going to ruin anyone's day in the end. Any time you're

I can see it making someone annoyed and frustrated....

> installing multiple desktops, you're letting yourself in for a certain
> amount of configuration work anyhow.

How so?

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