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RE: Package Selection for Debian Live

I know how to build a live CD or a pendrive with what I want on it (almost),
and I know some tweaks to squash down all things (I comme from embedded
developpment and even if it's far away now, this is always a concern for
I was just thinking about your discussion on what kind of LiveCD debian Live
shoud be, and as Debian is some sort of "Mother" for a lot of distrib, I
just suggested that "Debian LIVE" could be the same for debian based
"LiveCD" (a work on genericization of liveCD building under debian).
But it is just a philosophical suggestion, I don't even know how far is
"Debian Live" devel.
(excuse me for my poor english if I didn't make it clear)

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : John Goerzen [mailto:jgoerzen@complete.org]
> Envoyé : jeudi 20 juillet 2006 15:38
> À : Mathieu JANIN
> Cc : Debian Development
> Objet : Re: Package Selection for Debian Live
> On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 12:01:30PM +0200, Mathieu JANIN wrote:
> > 	Hi folks,
> > i could seem idiot, but wouldn't it be nice to have a 
> minimalistic bootstrap
> > CD with everything that is needed to compose your own 
> liveCD (perharps an
> > enhanced version of DFSbuild, with "cleaning/compressing" 
> feature like
> > localepurge and so ), and only a minimalistic set of what 
> is needed for
> > basic forensic.
> You could probably do that with dfsbuild and a little bit of 
> scrubbing.
> You probably just would want to do things like rm -r /usr/share/doc
> /usr/share/man on the generated image.
> -- John
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