Opinion: More Default Packages

Victor Pelt peltco at mail.utexas.edu
Sun Jan 26 22:37:51 GMT 2003

i'm sorry but i think you might want to consider a different
distribution. the whole point of a source distro is that you 
compile your own source. 

also, you might want to try to turn on ccache on and not use O3
or other strange optimalizations which might slow down compile

On Sun, 2003-01-26 at 20:11, Todd A. Jacobs wrote:
> I'd like to suggest that more packages be included by default when 
> installing from the ISO. It's been almost 36 hours since I installed the 
> ISO, and I'm still struggling to get X and a few productivity apps 
> installed.
> Granted, more stuff means a larger ISO, but I can't be the only new user
> who doesn't want to wait several days to have a useful (not just
> functional) system. A larger ISO shouldn't be an issue, since Lunar users
> need a broadband connection anyway to download all the source they need
> for even a relatively basic install.
> What do other people think?
Victor Pelt <peltco at mail.utexas.edu>

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