Adding new group to comps-f19.xml.in
notting at redhat.com
Tue May 21 18:41:09 UTC 2013
Ravindra Kumar (ravindrakumar at vmware.com) said:
> Thanks Bill. No issues with the checkin.
> I looked at the checked in files and I have following questions:
> 1. "<default>false</default>" and "<uservisible>false</uservisible>"
> elements will make these packages not to be installed by default
> and invisible to users. Then, how would it be installed?
<default> for the group has no bearing on the installer now with
the introduction of environments for installation in F18, so it's
unilaterally set to false.
<uservisible> is only used in determining global option groups that
can be added to installation environment choices during anaconda, and
by post-install tools. For groups like this, that's not the best
usage, IMO, especially when they're already listed as explicit options
to the installation environments.
> 2. We have open-vm-tools-devel package and I think it will make
> sense to include it in "developer-workstation-environment".
> What do you say?
The default-included development libraries in the developer-workstation
environment are intended to be the ones used by major desktops & common
open source programs. I don't think that open-vm-tools-devel fits into
this category, and it's expected that C/C++ developers will likely have
to install more esoteric libraries afterwards.
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