"Basic X Window System" option present in smoke12 netinst, missing on DVD

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Wed Jan 2 19:02:28 UTC 2013

Andre Robatino (robatino at fedoraproject.org) said: 
> Starting with smoke12 (
> https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/qa/20121221_f18-smoke12/ ), the Basic X
> option under Software Selection is missing on the DVD, though it's still present
> on the netinst. The "Cinnamon Desktop" and "MATE Desktop" options are also
> missing on the DVD, and this is probably in order to fix
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=878985 (not enough space on the DVD
> to include them). But all of the options under Basic X appear to actually be on
> the DVD, in which case there's no reason to include it on one and not the other.
> Smoke12 includes the latest pungi-2.13-1.fc18 and the changelog mentions
> * Fri Dec 21 2012 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us> - 2.13-1 - strip groups from
> comps not listed in the kickstart
> So is the missing Basic X on the DVD intentional, or a bug?

Intentional. Basic X Window environment in software selection includes the
'basic-x-window-desktop' group, which is *not* on the DVD. So the
environment isn't shown.


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