F19 DVD over size - what to drop?

Marcela Mašláňová mmaslano at redhat.com
Thu May 2 11:30:08 UTC 2013

On 05/02/2013 10:05 AM, Matthias Runge wrote:
> On 05/01/2013 10:21 PM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
>> Dan Mashal (dan.mashal at gmail.com) said:
>>> I think we should look at package dependencies. It seems that lots of
>>> unnecessary packages are being pulled when composing media.
>> Here's everything new in the F19 DVD, sorted by size. I've dropped
>> java-1.8.0-openjdk in the kickstart already, but that won't be enough.
>> http://paste.fedoraproject.org/9849/36743327/
>> Bill
> Bill,
> Is there any particular reason to pull
> @perl-web or
> @python-web
> (and likewise @rubyonrails, and @php)
> to the DVD?
> That was introduced in the commit [1].
> I don't disagree in having those groups, but pulling them onto the DVD
> will probably pull a huge bunch of deps in.
> Am I just wrong here?
> Matthias
> [1]
> https://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/spin-kickstarts.git/commit/fedora-install-fedora.ks?h=f19&id=bdd2e5cd074f6ad81deafc44ce373efc450d16a6
It depends what should dvd offer. I guess we want there everything cool, 
so new users don't have to install additional packages outside of dvd. 
Otherwise we could offer only minimal installation.


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