[CentOS] Missing dependency in C6 ISO

Sat Aug 11 18:40:27 UTC 2012
fred smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 07:34:15PM +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> hi,
> firstly, you haven't pointed out what the problem was.
> On 08/11/2012 05:19 PM, Rajagopal Swaminathan wrote:
> >> installing all packages is very bad idea. many of them may conflict in
> >> installation process or after it.
> > Completely agree.
> I can also confirm that its impossible to install everything on
> CentOS-6. That is by design, there are functional overlaps that are
> enforced at the rpm level that prevent you from doing so.
> > But the in multitude of Centos 5 (all-) installs I have done since
> > 2007, I never had any such issues.

KB: I assume this was done for some useful purpose, not simply to 
make sure nobody can install everything if they want to...

back in the RH5/6 days (not RHEL) I used to commonly choose an
"everything" installation. now that the distribution is so big
I don't even try, anymore.

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