[Mageia-discuss] Package management system

Robert Wood robert.wood at apostrophe.co.uk
Wed Sep 29 18:28:46 CEST 2010

My take on this is that I would much rather download a large ISO because 
I often end up installing on multiple machines and it makes it much 
nicer and easier if there are a large number of packages at install time.

One thing that puts me off trying Fedora is that they're all CD ISOs and 
I love that Mandriva does such a complete install with its DVD ISO.

If you want the smaller download with Mandriva you can download One.

On 29/09/10 17:16, Ahmad Samir wrote:
> DVD disc sizes will always be a limiting factor, i.e. you can't fit
> the whole main repo on one single DVD; and multiple DVD's means more
> initial download size when (e.g. 2x4GB ISO's or more). Also note that
> if you're installing e.g. KDE4, then all the GNOME packages on those
> iso's are useless to you.

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