Hi Steve, any insight on this one? Seeing NM fall out of CD#1 after the efforts put into its being integrated properly on the netcfg side would seem slightly suboptimal… Steven Chamberlain <email@example.com> (16/01/2013): > On 16/01/13 15:36, Praveen A wrote: > > 2013/1/13 Steven Chamberlain <firstname.lastname@example.org>: > >> 3. add network-manager-gnome to gnome-core (seems inappropriate) > > > > yes, there was big debate on it > > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=681834 > > Ah I see, that's already been decided. A consequence of downgrading it > to Recommends:, though, is that it is no longer prioritised for > inclusion on CD-1. > > I think that was probably unintentional; that the intent was to make > network-manager optional, rather than remove it altogether from a CD-1 > default install. > > > >>> 2. add network-manager-gnome specially to debian-cd's > >>> tasks/wheezy/Debian-gnome, after the forcd1 include - after all, we are > >>> just trying to manipulate what goes onto CD1. > > That may be the only sensible suggestion now. > > Perhaps mobile-broadband-provider-info, modemmanager and usb-modeswitch > are all desirable as well. (These are recommends of > network-manager[-gnome] and not already on CD-1). > > > I'm not sure yet what packages these would displace, and hence if any of > this is technically feasible. If not, users must be strongly warned of > the limitations of GNOME CD-1, to avoid disappointment. > > > The ultimate aim would be to offer GNOME CD-1 users the easiest > possible, and comprehensive, means to set up networking and be able to > install additional software. > > The rationale is similar to #630805 and #231583, whereby packages were > prioritised for inclusion on CD-1 (but those were much smaller, and > unintrusive...). > > Regards, > -- > Steven Chamberlain > email@example.com Mraw, KiBi.
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