[Mageia-dev] Mageia 3 final set of isos

Olivier Blin mageia at blino.org
Mon Sep 24 14:10:04 CEST 2012

Thomas Backlund <tmb at mageia.org> writes:

> and the technical side:
> - stuffing more than one DE on liveDVDs means altering build process,

It should be fine already.
IIRC, dual-desktop live systems were done at Mandriva.

>   also giving more problem for little if any gain....
> - every DE on liveDVDs still need to be validated, so no less testing/QA
> - it means testing G/K/XDM starting GNOME/KDE/... so no less testing/QA

It will still factorize the drivers/basesystem testing.

But there will be issues at the install part:
- it will last longer, because it is basically a "cp" of the
uncompressed live system, the more DE and langs you put, the longer it
will take
- it will require much more disk space, since that kind of install
process without handling packages makes hard to unselect languages or

Olivier Blin - blino

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