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Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 15:23 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 10:00:38AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> >I don't think libuuid-perl really needs perl and I have filed #588427 to
> >that effect.
> Cool.

It's tagged as pending already in the perl team's VCS, very fast

> >I was wondering why linux-headers were on the CD in the first place and
> >find that tools/generate_di+k_list says:
> >        /* Note that we do not have to include every optimised kernel flavor for
> >         * i386, but this does control what kernels are available on the netinst CD.
> >         * Kernel headers are included as third party modules are commonly
> >         * used on this architecture.
> >         */
> >so it's only for amd64 and i386 but it is on all ISO images. Could we
> >consider making this only for certain image types? It would save 10M.
> Yes we could, but I don't see it as such an issue elsewhere. It's the
> m-a netinst CD I'm really trying to cut down as a priority.

By "only for certain image types" I guess I really meant "not for the
m-a netinst CD" ;-)

Ian Campbell
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