Bug 42872 - negative package selections in kickstart
negative package selections in kickstart
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-05-30 10:39 EDT by Seth Vidal
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-31 23:54:58 EDT
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Description Seth Vidal 2001-05-30 10:39:37 EDT
kickstart needs to have the ability to negatively select packages or
package groups.

so something like:
%packages
@ Workstation Common
-@ Emacs

or something like:

%packages
@ Web Server
- tux

that would mean fewer pkg cleanups in %post

thanks
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-05-31 23:54:53 EDT
katzj was looking at this.
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2001-07-02 18:21:53 EDT
Done for packages in CVS.  Not going to happen for groups because the chances of
causing major problems by excluding a group is much greater.

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