[CentOS-devel] Considering repo re-structuring

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Mon Nov 29 08:10:07 EST 2010


On 11/26/2010 08:31 PM, Ned Slider wrote:
>> I am also quite keen on the idea of retaining our single-merged distro,
>> atleast as the main option. And then perhaps a slightly light(er) weight
>> alternative.
> Well, I'd suggest starting with the package set on the upstream Server
> disk as that looks fairly complete to me. There are some common
> "Desktop" packages missing that might want to be added - evolution,
> pidgin, thunderbird, xchat, and maybe even OpenOffice if there's room,
> but most stuff is already there.

the upstream server product is almost a full DVD in itself. Is it worth 
having the main distro on 2 DVD, and another option which is still a 
complete'ish DVD ?  If we are going to work out a lightweight CD size'd 
install media, is it worth then also having the full DVD'ish option over 
and above the 2 DVD disk full distro ?

-KB


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