Fedora 19 Final blocker status: fix and karma requests

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Sun Jun 23 17:30:05 UTC 2013

On Sun, 2013-06-23 at 19:22 +0200, drago01 wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 4:24 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2013-06-23 at 09:44 +0200, drago01 wrote:
> >
> >> 2) We don't have to set a limit at all. Just include the stuff we want
> >> to include (and try to optimize that to be as small as possible).
> >
> > Let's be realistic: 'trying to optimize that to be as small as possible'
> > only happens when we have a limit and start hitting it. Was anyone
> > checking and splitting out dependencies, tweaking the package set, and
> > looking for unnecessary data to cut out *before* we were filing bugs on
> > the size? Nope, no-one was.
> >
> > I'm not saying there must be a limit, but I know what's going to happen
> > if there isn't one, don't kid yourself: limitless sprawl, and no-one's
> > going to bother about size reductions.
> See my reply to Matthew.

I meant in the desktop image specifically, not in the distro in general.
There are people who care strongly about the core/minimal size and work
to keep it down, but the live spins generally just keep growing until
they hit a limit, whereupon we start filing bugs and people start
Adam Williamson
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