Questionable package group inclusions on Server DVD

Stephen Gallagher sgallagh at
Fri Dec 5 23:45:14 UTC 2014

> On Dec 5, 2014, at 5:33 PM, Adam Williamson <adamwill at> wrote:
> These package groups are included in the Server DVD:
> # Web Server environment
> @haproxy
> @mongodb
> @perl-web
> @python-web
> @php
> @rubyonrails
> @tomcat
> However, I can't see why. None of them is uservisible, and none of them
> is in the optionlist for server-product-environment, which means they
> won't be offered as optional extra groups for it. That's the *only*
> environment group you can pick from the GUI in the Server DVD.
> So, the only way you could use any of those is with a kickstart from the
> Server DVD, or I guess installing them post-install with yum if you
> don't have a network available. Is that the use case for them, or is
> this just an oversight? The comment makes it sound a bit like at some
> point the "Web Server" environment group was expected to be available,
> but it is not, the Server product is the only available env group on a
> Server DVD install.

Definitely an oversight. I think those were copied verbatim from the F20 installer because they sounded server-ish. We should decide if we want those made optional on the installer or cleaned out for F22.

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