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Re: Bug#406616: etch daily installation report

Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> writes:

>> * Despite what seems like the entirety of GNOME being installed, 
>> as well as GDM, no x server was installed with it. This is pointless
>> and a waste of time in the huge majority of cases.
> I'm not sure where you get that. The print server tasks does indeed 
> install some Gnome and X packages, mostly libraries. It seems this is
> because the author of the task decided that foomatic-gui was a useful
> package to install with that task.
> Removing foomatic-gui from your system will automatically remove all the 
> Gnome, most X and various other packages.
> Let's reassign this report to tasksel to see if the tasksel maintainer 
> wants to reconsider this. Dropping only foomatic-gui from the
> print-server task will reduce its size to almost half of what it
> currently is.

A print-server-desktop task would be nice.

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