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

Pat Riehecky riehecky at fnal.gov
Wed Mar 19 19:10:18 UTC 2014


On 03/19/2014 02:05 PM, Trevor Hemsley wrote:
> On 19/03/14 16:57, 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|?
>>
>
> If it's an image without yum then I'd suggest we call it 'broken' and 
> be done with it!
>
> There are quite enough people running systems without updates without 
> encouraging them to do so.
>
> T

+1

How would a 'micro' installation suggest installing software so that the 
image does something useful without yum?

-- 
Pat Riehecky

Scientific Linux developer
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