----- Original Message -----
From: "Josh Boyer" <jwboyer(a)fedoraproject.org>
To: "Discussions about development for the Fedora desktop"
Sent: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 10:45:31 AM
Subject: Re: Default Services in the Fedora Workstation
On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 10:42 AM, Elad Alfassa <elad(a)fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 5:36 PM, Josh Boyer <jwboyer(a)fedoraproject.org>
>> On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 10:28 AM, Elad Alfassa <elad(a)fedoraproject.org>
>> > Hi.
>> > Does the "Fedora Workstation" vision means we can disable (or
>> > remove)
>> > all enterprise stuff (nfs, iscsi, and lots of other pointless services
>> > for
>> > desktops) by default in our product?
>> It could. I don't think we're quite to that level of detail yet
>> > Can we, for example, ask the Anacoda team to make dependencies on
>> > enterprise-class storage optional, thus enabling us to not ship it by
>> > default on the workstation product?
>> I doubt this is really specific to anaconda. I don't think they want
>> to create a separate installer for all the products and they are going
>> to need those dependencies on the install media to accomplish installs
>> for other products.
As Josh says I think it will be a resource issue and we will need to figure things
out a bit as we go. I do expect us to have different install media for each product so
that would make things easier and hopefully we can work on making the installer flexible
enough to not display items we don't need for the workstation easily enough.
> My idea was to conditionally load those libraries. If they are
> disable enterprise storage support in the UI. Sounds not too complicated.
Like everything else involved with the 3 product approach, it's going
to depend on how much it takes to do something and the resources we
have to do it. If people working on Workstation think that's
important, it would probably be better to send patches to anaconda to
do it. This is where the community around the product can really step