[CentOS-devel] how minimal is a minimal too minimal

Bryan Seitz seitz at bsd-unix.net
Wed Mar 19 18:50:29 UTC 2014


On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 05:21:56PM +0000, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On 03/19/2014 04:57 PM, Dan Porter wrote:
> > I like the name |server-minimal|, or even just |minimal| for the purpose
> > of what the current version is.
> > 
> > Perhaps this super skinny version ought to be called.. |micro|?
> > 
> 
> ok, micro is interesting.
> 
> > On 19 March 2014 16:41, Jeff Sheltren <jeff at tag1consulting.com
> > <mailto:jeff at tag1consulting.com>> wrote:
> > 
> >     Karanbir Singh wrote:
> >     >
> >     > the aim being to setup a base image, that is under 150mb to
> >     download and
> >     > deploy.
> >     >
> >     >
> > 
> >     I think there are (at least) two different types of "minimal" that could
> >     (and should) be provided.
> > 
> >     1) "working server minimal" which would have at least yum and sshd --
> >     this could be similar to what we do for minimal now, though I'm not
> >     totally opposed to shrinking it down a bit more.
> 
> Would the present minimal install be suiteable for this? we have an iso
> dedicated to the role ( and afaik, its the most downloaded iso and the
> most popular install mechanism on c6 ).

I for one would like to see openssh-clients added, since it is missing scp :)

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Bryan G. Seitz


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