trimming down Fedora installed size

Billy Crook billycrook at
Wed Apr 9 21:01:04 UTC 2014

On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 3:41 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at>wrote:

> Am 09.04.2014 22:05, schrieb Billy Crook:
> > I would like to see logic like this:
> > manpage files don't get installed unless/until:
> > 1) packagename-manpages is requested to be installed by the user.  that
> package would require the 'man' package.
> > OR
> > 2) package is installed AND man is installed.
> >
> > Don't wan't the manpages taking up disk space?  remove the 'man' package
> and all manpages disappear.
> > Don't use en_US and don't want to waste space on that either, remove the
> 'localization-en_US' package and its
> > corresponding localizations of all installed packages will dispapear too
> packages i build at my own have "package-manpages" for any man/doc parts
> on all the servers i maintain they are not installed
> it's enough to have them on *one* central admin server

heck, on my desktop I might end up just yum installing *-manpages to save
time later.
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