Installing a compiler by default

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Thu Jun 8 22:04:12 BST 2006

On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 09:55:22PM +0100, Anders Karlsson wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-06-08 at 12:02 -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> [snip]
> > The problem is exacerbated by the live CD environment, where packages can
> > only be installed into memory, and shipping the necessary packages in the
> > live environment *only* is problematic for the reasons stated above.
> To document IRC speculation. How about installing the gcc tool-chain in
> the LiveCD image by default, so it is available, but leaving it on
> install media and not installing by default for all else. Then making
> available a System menu option that will install it in a single action?

I explained the problem with that in my original message.

 - mdz

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