[Mageia-dev] installation: deselect attempts cause select

Manuel Hiebel manuel.mageia at hiebel.eu
Wed Dec 26 15:47:21 CET 2012

Le 26/12/2012 15:44, Felix Miata a écrit :
> This is not a new problem, but I've never seen it mentioned. Typically
> I test install to real partitions 4800MiB in size. This limited space
> is adequate for what I do with a test installation, but requires I
> carefully choose what gets installed or not. Devel, "server",
> multimedia, games, office apps and Java I always exclude for space
> reasons. I don't use them often enough to be able to recognize if
> anything was wrong with them. Even though I select custom instead of
> KDE or Gnome, and on next screen deselect everything that won't cause
> urpmi not to install, several things are preselected that make no
> sense for a minimal install, such as every (4 total?) X DE. When I try
> to deselect any of several of these preselections, it acts like an
> initial selection of a large task instead of a deselection. It takes a
> second try to actually deselect. In several cases, the attempt to
> deselect results in a select that requires more space than is
> "available". Before I can deselect in those cases, I must find smaller
> selections to deselect and free up space before it will let me select
> what I'm actually trying to deselect. Then I must go back to those
> indirectly forced deselections to reselect them. When done, I
> typically find about 60% or so of the 4800MiB actually gets used by
> the time I've configured no-suggests and urpmi'd what I needed but
> couldn't select during installation without pulling in the space
> wasters. Ultimate goal is usually no frills KDE, with none of file
> manager, IM, PIM/Kmail or desktop search. I do 99.97% of my email POP
> in SeaMonkey, but not in test installations. All my searching and most
> text file editing is done using MC.
> NAICT, it's impossible to install to include urpmi and exclude 100% of
> X and its deps.

Is that cauldron ? because there was some improvement since mga2
also post your /root/drakx/report.bug

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