On December 16, valen at tuatha.org said:
> You can also just not install X and the like on redhat. In antefacto, we
> got a redhat install down to 40MB, with some messing (OK, a lot of
> messing, and we could have been saved a lot of time, had someone
> documented the --without-docs option to RPM).
Do you mean "excludedocs" ?
[root at workst1 root]# rpm --help | grep docs
--excludedocs do not install documentation
Current pristine minimal RH install (basically, taking the 'select
individual packages' option and unselecting everything) is in the
order of 600MB. Even as a flag-waving Red Hat zealot I find that a bit
much. Also I am upset by the fact that something in the setup package
(or perhaps it's initscripts) is dependant on having X libs
installed. That's just plain wrong.
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