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

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Wed Mar 19 20:23:38 UTC 2014

On 03/19/2014 07:05 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.

so what you are saying is that having yum installed on the machine does
not have an impact on them running updates ( for whatever reason! )

so then the thing is perhaps to have a 'this machine is XX days out of
sync' or 'its been XX days since the last updates were checked/applied'
somewhere on login....

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