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John Walsh wrote:
> Ok, but will the CD still ahve everything it had before, or will you be removing stuff to make
> room for X and all of that? If so, as I suspect, what will be taken out? Is there a place where
> people can look at what will be removed and maybe vote on what needs to stay?
Everything that was on the universal will be on the X-LiveCD with the exception
of stages. Instead, the installer can build a stage3 on-the-fly from the
packages on the LiveCD itself. While this is currently much slower than using a
stage3 tarball, we're working on speeding it up. And no, we won't put a stage3
tarball back on the LiveCD. There simply isn't the room. We had a hard enough
time fitting the portage snapshot on there while still keeping most (no KDE) of
the standard GRP set.
Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer Installer Project
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