Bug 221258 - Anconda always istall all languages
Anconda always istall all languages
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Blocks: 222802
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Reported: 2007-01-03 07:40 EST by Fernando Carijó
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-01-03 14:03:50 EST
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Description Fernando Carijó 2007-01-03 07:40:30 EST
Description of problem:
Anaconda always instals all supported languages, which wastes 120MB of disk
space. You can select one, two or three languages, but the usr/share/locale and
the usr/lib/locale end up with all languges.

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How reproducible:

Any installation

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install from the CD
2. Select one language (say english)
3. At the end, look to /usr/lib/share/locale and /usr/lib/locale
Actual results:
All languages installed

Expected results:
Only the selected language installed

Additional info:

I have played a lot with the "ks.cfg" trying to create a bare-bones FC5 to
install in a 512M Flash, but this bug wastes 120MB of the disk, which prevents
me using Fedora in the flash.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2007-01-03 14:03:50 EST
This is intentional as you can't go back and add the languages later
Comment 2 Fernando Carijó 2007-01-03 14:19:32 EST
If it is so, the "System Administration Guide", item 1.4 Kickstart options
should be corrected, as it says that only choosing "default" with one language
installs everything:

langsupport (required)

    Sets the language(s) to install on the system. The same language codes used
with lang can be used with langsupport.

    To install one language, specify it. For example, to install and use the
French language fr_FR:

    langsupport fr_FR


        If language support for more than one language is specified, a default
must be identified. 

    For example, to install English and French and use English as the default

    langsupport --default=en_US fr_FR

    If you use --default with only one language, all languages are installed
with the specified language set to the default.  

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