[Server-devel] sawzall package configuration
Daniel Wyatt Margo
dwm34 at cornell.edu
Tue Jul 10 17:43:21 EDT 2007
I gathered some data on sawzall and threw it in a repository at
There's a README explaining what everything is.
Why Anyone Should Care: We're trying to figure out what packages actually
matter to the school server. sawzall has those packages, but it also has a
lot of development packages that we need to prune to build the live cd.
The file sawzall_pkgs contains a list of all 55 packages that were
user-modified (according to RPM's database) on sawzall. Including their
dependencies this would be ~400 packages, and sawzall has 729 total. If
someone who is knowledgeable about the school server could take a look at
sawzall_pkgs and verify that each one is (or is not) important to the
school server, it would be a big step towards pruning a light, useful
build. Ultimately we want some kind of justification for every package in
Coming Soon -- a list of all the packages on sawzall that were neither
user-modified nor a dependency of a user-modified package.
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