Drop "Ubuntu Desktop USB" task?

Mark Shuttleworth mark at hbd.com
Fri Dec 1 14:51:43 UTC 2017



On 11/30/2017 06:56 PM, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> There is an "Ubuntu Desktop USB" task and seed that the Ubuntu Desktop
> team hasn't maintained in years and would like to drop. I think this
> is a legacy from when Ubuntu's ISO's were limited to CD size. "Ubuntu
> Desktop USB" is a confusing name, since the regular Ubuntu Desktop
> .iso's work just fine on USB sticks.
> The task only adds a few extra packages to the regular install, but
> the packageset seems odd now. The only apps there are inkscape and
> devhelp which could be allowed to be demoted to universe.
> Are there any concerns if we drop this task and seed now?
> Thanks,
> Jeremy Bicha

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