trimming down Fedora installed size

"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 15:00:24 UTC 2014


On 04/09/2014 02:59 PM, Alexey I. Froloff wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 09, 2014 at 02:49:56PM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
>>> So, I'd question the usefulness of not installing man-page
>> It's more about getting to the point of being able to remove them and
>> or have the option not to install them.
> Since man pages are marked as %doc, you can use %_excludedocs
> macro:
>
> $ grep -B2 excludedoc /usr/lib/rpm/macros
> #	Boolean (i.e. 1 == "yes", 0 == "no") that controls whether files
> #	marked as %doc should be installed.
> #%_excludedocs
>
> And also:
>
> $ grep -B3 install_langs /usr/lib/rpm/macros
> #	A colon separated list of desired locales to be installed;
> #	"all" means install all locale specific files.
> #	
> %_install_langs	all

Does not solve the problem of dependency like for example if we want to 
get rid of man-db and it's dependency's so forth and so on.

The only way we can move forward is *fixing* our dependency tree. It is 
a mess to say the least

JBG


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