On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 11:59 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
Matthias Clasen (mclasen(a)redhat.com) said:
> > > - don't include groups where upstream gnome is < 50% translated
> > > - don't include fonts that are only referenced in %fonts and those
> > > - remove ekiga, just because it drags in so much other stuff
> > >
> > > Comments?
> In the past, any attempts to go to a subset of language have always met
> with strong resistance. Just kicking out some fonts/input methods, but
> leaving the "unsupported" translations in the packages may send a
> somewhat mixed message, but is probably the only thing we can do since
> noone knows how to make %_install_langs work.
Yeah, I'm just wondering if it's worth it installing fonts for a
language that's only 10% translated in the desktop (for example.)
> Anyway, if we go with this approach, there should be at least a comment
> in the kickstart file explaining how the excluded font groups have been
The alternative is to still kick out ekiga (sorry, it's pretty large),
and find the rest of the space somewhere else.
Kicking the debuginfo out of mono-core should give us on the order of
15M, I think:
But I am not opposed to do the font pruning. All I'm asking is that you
add a comment explaining the rationale and where the data came from.