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Re: Multi-arch netinst getting too big

On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 03:35:23PM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
>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

/me likes the perl team, they're very good. :-)

>> >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" ;-)

Ah, I see *grin*. I'm looking further now.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"You can't barbecue lettuce!" -- Ellie Crane

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