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Re: [opensuse] stripping down opensuse, when does it break compatibility
  • From: "Gordon Ross" <G.Ross@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 14:41:41 +0000
  • Message-id: <45F809A3.AC0B.0006.3@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>> On 14 March 2007 at 13:09, in message
<c46cd1000703140609te8770e2g40ea653a7607a77e@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Abstract
<thikrat@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> I was trying to get openSuse installed on my friends fighteningly
old
> computer.  While doing it, I thought it might be good to build him a
> custom install with autoyast with A LOT of stuff taken out.  He will
> do e-mail, some chat and thats it.  Nothing else at all.
> 
> At what point do you break compatibility with openSuse, what is the
> base thing that must be installed for someone to say "this is
openSuse
> and I can patch it and that good stuff"

I suspect that providing you add/remove packages using the "official"
Novell/OpenSuse package management tools, then it shouldn't matter how
much you strip out.  (I never install X on my servers for example)

GTG
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