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Re: comps discussion at fudcon and the future

Subject: Re: comps discussion at fudcon and the future
From: Arnaud Gomes-do-Vale
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 18:14:17 +0100
seth vidal <skvidal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

>> Another issue, from the point of view of a systems administrator this
>> time: what about anaconda? What if I have the following in my
>> kickstart packages list:
>> 
>> @mygroup
>> -mypackage
>> 
>> with mypackage a member of mygroup?
>
> Well, kickstart doesn't EXCLUDE pkgs when it does a -mypackage - it just
> takes them out of the defaults. If they are pulled back in due to a
> dependency, then they go in.

Thank you for explaining this, but I'm still not sure I get it. How
would I say, for instance, "install the whole text-internet group
except fetchmail"? At the moment, this is a very useful feature and I
would not like to see it go away.

-- 
Arnaud

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