[RULE] Installing Fedora FC2 with Slinky

Franz Zahaurek fzk at fzk.at
Tue Sep 14 20:23:56 EEST 2004

Jason Bechtel <bechtel sdf lonestar org> writes:

> On Tuesday, Sep 14, 2004 at  1:40 AM, Franz Zahaurek typed:
>> At all it was not very difficult to derive the names of FC2-rpms from
>> the RedHat 9 ones.  But I think good composition of package-lists is
>> very hard.  I counted 1619 rpms on FC2 CD1-4.  For slinky I have
>> presently 471 rpms to be installed at a maximum, but there are
>> duplicates.
>  [...] 
> To eliminate dups, insert a call to 'sort -u' in the pipe:
> grep -v '^--' *packages* | sort -u | wc -l

Yes, but I thought of duplicates like the following:


They are in different types of packages and is not obvious which
one to skip, if at all.

The following does not make sense, as the base_packages are installed
in any case:



I think, there should be installed only a minimal set of packages to
get a working system.  Adding packages is easy with rpm (- if you know
how it's done; - if there is enough space, - if you need them at all;
- ...).

- Franz
Franz Zahaurek                        fzk at fzk.at
Gymnasiumstr. 26/7                    http://www.fzk.at
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