trimming down Fedora installed size
mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Wed Apr 9 12:39:00 UTC 2014
On Wed, Apr 09, 2014 at 07:50:37AM -0400, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> > I would say in the long run we should be working towards creating
> > separated locale,doc,man packages
> Hmm, I wonder if RPM 4.12 would allow us to do this with weak
> Perhaps something like having a metapackage on the system for docs and
> one for each language. Then we could break up the doc and language
> packages into sub-packages that are installed conditionally on the
> presence of that metapackage on the system.
> Of course, I think there would still be work needed in RPM to support
> adding a language later, but maybe we could solve that with special
> tooling or a yum plugin.
+1 to all of this. Needs:
* rpm macros, possibly other RPM work
* packaging guidelines
* yum/dnf tooling
* a plan for realistically getting from where we are now to where we
want to be
* executing on that plan
Cloud SIG has a lot of interest in this and we may be able to find some
contributors to the effort there.
could be a model (and is in fact a prerequisite).
Matthew Miller -- Fedora Project -- <mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
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