[CentOS-devel] Delta RPMs disabled by default?

Wed Jul 9 05:51:59 UTC 2014
Mustafa Muhammad <mustafaa.alhamdaani at gmail.com>

On Wed, Jul 9, 2014 at 2:14 AM, Manuel Wolfshant
<wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro> wrote:
> On 07/09/2014 12:19 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 6:25 AM, Mustafa Muhammad
>> <mustafaa.alhamdaani at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I just did a minimal el6 install and yum-presto is not included there
>>>> either.
>>> You are right, my bad, not included by default.
>>> But again, if there is no reason other than the size for not including
>>> it, please consider adding it to the default minimal set (for the
>>> bandwidth reasons).
>> I think it might have been included in some versions of the minimal
>> release (maybe 6.3 or so?).  I have yum-presto on one system and 'yum
>> info' says it came from:
>> >From repo   : anaconda-CentOS-201207061011.x86_64
>> and I think that was a minimal iso,
>>   but it hasn't been on other versions.
> It was included until 6.3 but got removed once the concept of the
> minimal ISO was changed from " a minimum of packages needed to have a
> functional system " to "a set of installed packages almost identical to
> the one installed when choosing the group named "Minimal" from the full
> DVD image." See
> http://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOSMinimalCD6.4 vs
> http://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOSMinimalCD6.3
> And I have to be honest and declare that I have no idea why we[*]
> included presto in the first iterations of the disk. It was an error, it
> should not have been there.
>      manuel
> [*] I was part of the team who created the manifest for the minimal image.
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I am assuming it is important because of the large updates of some
packages, in this case the kernel, but you made a point with the
"minimal" concept.
Thank you all, and again, thanks for this fast release.