About F19 Firewall

Luke Macken lmacken at redhat.com
Tue Sep 24 18:09:08 UTC 2013


On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 10:15:33AM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> And, the python stack is a meaningfully-large portion of the minimal
> install. Right now, that's unavoidable because of yum, but in the not-so-far
> future dnf may make it possible to remove that. If we're putting in _more_
> python-dependent infrastructure code, we'll never get there.

dnf is written in Python, so I don't think that'll be possible. The
roadmap for 2.0 is apparently going to involve porting to Python3, which
will most likely help with the memory usage, but not with the
installation size.

luke


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