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Old 06-17-2010, 09:15 AM
Hristo Petkov
Default A proposal about the list of packages


> Take a look at what a developer has to go through to setup their
> environment after a fresh install.* Ok, I want to install an IDE and a
> some library/framework.* Fire up PackageKit, click Programming, and you
> get an INSANE LIST OF PACKAGES.* I think we could really improve this
> situation by having a list of per-language/framework groups that can
> easily be installed (eg: Python development, Ruby on Rails development,
> etc).* We kind of have this with `yum grouplist`, but it's far from
> ideal.

A tag may be put to the packages in the repository lists and only packages compatible with the computer architecture of the user to be listed in the Package Installer Roll.


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