Dropping pre-i686 from the archive
mdz at ubuntu.com
Thu Jan 12 22:46:13 GMT 2006
On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 06:33:34PM +0200, Andy Rabagliati wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jan 2006, John Nilsson wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-01-11 at 16:40 +0100, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> > > An essential part of ubuntus ltsp is that it uses default packages like
> > > the default kernel to run the client, with dropping everything before
> > > 686 this wouldnt work anymore for many ltsp setups running out there in
> > > schools or libraries.
> > Is it an option to have special packages for ltsp clients?
> My redhat packages for ltsp run to 112 Megs. Kernel, X, fonts.
> I think the idea of having the ltsp built from regular packages is that
> everything still fits on one CD - i.e. there is little space overhead.
That is one reason, but the primary reason is that it is much less work for
us to maintain this way.
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