[Mageia-discuss] How much space for Mageia?

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Thu Mar 17 17:57:17 CET 2011

Le jeudi 17 mars 2011 à 13:27 +0100, Wolfgang Bornath a écrit :
> 2011/3/17 nicolas vigier <boklm at mars-attacks.org>:
> >
> > Do you have a list of rpm that were installed on Mandriva, and a list of
> > rpm that are now installed on Mageia ?
> I'm afraid, no. Now Mandriva has been replaced by Mageia, so no info
> about the Mandriva installation is available any more.
> > You can also print size of packages with :
> >  rpm -qa --qf "%{NAME} %{SIZE}\n"
> I know that and yes, I will take my time and compare packages with a
> Mandriva installation on another machine. But I guess the difference
> is not in size of the single packages, may be more in dependencies. If
> I can find the time I can re-install Mandriva and gather a list, then
> re-install Mageia and then compare the lists. Not before next week.
> Anyhow, my question was more like "has anybody else experienced this". :)

I experienced that texlive prevented me to update both mageia and
mandriva, but apart from that, I didn't look much. But yes, there is
likely bad dependencies issues lurking somewhere. 

Michael Scherer

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