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Bug#568839: tasksel: please add readahead-fedora to the desktop task

On 7 February 2010 23:58, Christian PERRIER <bubulle@debian.org> wrote:
> Quoting Raphael Geissert (geissert@debian.org):
>> Package: tasksel
>> Version: 2.81
>> Severity: wishlist
>> Hi,
>> Given the boot speed improvements provided by readahead-fedora it would be
>> convenient if it is installed by default on the desktop task. Please add it.
> Why only in the desktop task?
> Is the rationale that boot speedup is mostly meant for single-user
> machines, so, basically, Joe User's own laptop or desktop?
> (not arguing strongly against your proposal as I'm using
> readahead-fedora myself and agree about the speed improvement it brings)

No, not really, but I guessed some people would complain if it is
installed on server setups.
I've no problem with including it on other tasks. My only worry is
that it is linux-specific and I don't know how tasksel is going to
handle that on kfreebsd.

Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer
www.debian.org - get.debian.net

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