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

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Thu Jan 3 18:46:48 UTC 2013


Adam Williamson (awilliam at redhat.com) said: 
> On Wed, 2013-01-02 at 14:02 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> Maybe we should have it on there, then?

? I'm confused. Have which on there? 

There's base-x, which is just the X server & drivers, that lives under all
desktops. That's on the DVD.

The other is the 'Basic X Window' enviroment, which is that plus blackbox,
xmonad, ratpoison, etc. window managers. It's not on the DVD.

Bill


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