F19 DVD over size - what to drop?

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Wed May 1 21:04:05 UTC 2013

(batching a couple of replies)

Stephen Gallagher (sgallagh at redhat.com) said: 
> I notice that both mariadb-server and community-mysql-server are on
> the list. Given that FESCo decided some time ago that the "preferred"
> version was going to be MariaDB (but that we were going to permit
> MySQL to remain in the repos under other maintainership), I'd say we
> should drop the community-mysql packages from the DVD. This should
> save us a respectable bit of space.

Done - with that and the 1.8 JDK removed, that leaves... ~270MB to
find to remove somewhere.

Dan Mashal (dan.mashal at gmail.com) said: 
> Why is wayland being included? Last I checked we are still using X11.
> 42596   wayland-devel.x86_64
> 21216   libwayland-client-devel.x86_64
> 14860   libwayland-cursor.x86_64
> 7204    libwayland-cursor-devel.x86_64

It's a library protocol apps can use for testing. Also... it amounts
to 0.02% of the space we were over in TC1.

> Thunderbird is new? Drop it. Let's use evolution.

That would be up to the Cinnamon maintainer, who is the one that
is including it.

> gnome-getting-started-docs.noarch <-- is this really needed? Why
> doesn't Gnome 3 get docs online or something?

GNOME has always included offline docs/help - I don't see why that
should suddenly change.

> Quite a few devel packages as well.

Well, yes - as said, the DVD includes a developer workstation install.


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