Bug 445196 - Yum is not included in the minimal installation
Yum is not included in the minimal installation
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2008-05-05 08:13 EDT by Haakon Riiser
Modified: 2008-05-05 08:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-05 08:43:11 EDT
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Description Haakon Riiser 2008-05-05 08:13:49 EDT
My preferred way of installing Fedora is to install the absolute minimum set of
packages, and then using yum and its knowledge of dependencies to pull things in
as I need them.  Unfortunately, the set of packages I get when I deselect
everything does not include yum, nor any other means of downloading from the
Internet (AFAICT).

This may be more of a request than a bug report, but I really hope you would
consider including yum in the minimal package set.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2008-05-05 08:43:11 EDT
Minimal is pretty minimal.  You've got rpm (which gives you some way of
downloading packages from the internet)

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