F19 DVD over size - what to drop?

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Fri May 3 14:07:42 UTC 2013


On Fri, May 03, 2013 at 08:54:37 -0500,
   Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net> wrote:
>
>Long-term (if we want to continue handling lots of packages on install
>DVDs), what would be nice would be for anaconda to support multiple DVDs
>for install _and_ allow them to be inserted for repo reading (so you
>could have a "Desktop DVD" with the installer and optionally add a
>"Developer DVD", a "Server DVD", etc., each with additional packages.  I
>seem to remember this being a suggestion with RHL and/or early Fedora
>back in the days when it was pushing the limits of a CD (before
>everything moved to DVD).

I don't think that's the route we want to take. This was a pain to support 
in the CD era and it won't be that long before we won't feel limited by 
DVD size and produce larger images. (Note the source rpm image is larger 
than a DVD already.)


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