On Sat, 2012-07-07 at 16:36 -0600, Joey Hess wrote: > > - ftp, telnet: mostly redundant with wget and nc, unless you really like > > cleartext authentication > > - procmail: server > > These are priority standard. Which is not the same as being important to include in a desktop installation. > > - pcmciautils: PCMCIA is dead > > - jfsutils, reiserfsprogs, ufsutils: obscure > > - discover > > - openssh-server: server, not desktop > > - grub-legacy > > These are all installed by d-i in various situations. Many things are installed by d-i in various situations, and yet are not on CD#1. > > - loop-aes-utils: loop-aes is not supported > > partman-crypto still installs this. Seems like a bug...? The package is orphaned and dm-crypt has support for a compatible encryption mode. > > - sharutils: obscure; we've had MIME for 20 years > > - fakeroot, autopoint: more development > > - mtools: obscure; FAT volumes are auto-mounted > > - tcpd: server > > - module-init-tools: transitional package > > - linux-sound-base, > > - gcc-4.-base > > - python2.6: 2.7 is already there > > AFAICS, debian-cd does not explicitly include these, they're being > pulled in by some other packages. OK, but then we should work out how that is and fix it. > > alsa-base, alsa-utils: rarely needed AFAIK > > These are currently included in the desktop task. > > alsa-utils stores mixer settings, so users are only puzzled by > everything defaulted to being muted once, not every boot.. [...] I know that. But CD#1 is for the GNOME desktop, where PulseAudio stores mixer settings. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Life would be so much easier if we could look at the source code.
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