Bug 117347 - Most of dosutils directory on CD 1 can be removed
Most of dosutils directory on CD 1 can be removed
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: redhat-release (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ed Bailey
Bill Nottingham
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Blocks: FC2Blocker
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Reported: 2004-03-02 20:28 EST by Chris Adams
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-11 12:41:04 EST
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Description Chris Adams 2004-03-02 20:28:30 EST
Most of the contents of the dosutils directory on the first CD can go
away.  Since there are no boot floppy images, rawrite and rawritewin
are useless.  Most computers now have NTFS, so both fips versions are
about obsolete.  Will loadlin work from Windows?  Anyone with a CD
burner under Windows will have something like Easy CD or Nero that can
read a CD itself, so readcd isn't much needed.

Anyway, at least a good bit of it could go away.
Comment 1 Miloslav Trmac 2004-03-03 06:48:04 EST
parted in rescue mode easily replaces fips anyway.
Comment 2 Tim Powers 2004-03-04 00:15:43 EST
Thanks for the report. It's now gone. It won't exist in the rawhide or test trees any 
Comment 3 Chris Adams 2004-03-09 21:21:18 EST
I just thought to check: you need to update the top-level README files
to remove references to dosutils as well.
Comment 7 Ed Bailey 2004-03-11 12:41:04 EST
The directory (and its contents) are gone, and the README has been

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