Re: [Vserver] Fake packages for removing useless dependency packages from RHEL/CentOS/Fedora vservers [scanned]

From: Guenther Fuchs <>
Date: Tue 29 Nov 2005 - 18:54:51 GMT
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Hi there,

on Saturday, November 19, 2005 at 06:16 on the list was posted:

> Heh, wow - how big was the initial install?
> CentOS 4 shrank "only" about 32M (116M -> 84M)

Final count of fresh installed FC4 guest:

Base size after new "vserver build": 148M (149.052B)
Base size after upgrading to fake: 98M ( 99.600B)

Revenue on space therefore: ~ 50 MB! (49.452B)
(and that "only" on a plain, fresh built system!)

>> Will look into this a little further and report it soon w/adding to
>> the Vserver installation guide to FC4.

> Would be nice.

  Step 6
  "If you want to save a huge amount of space"

Guenther Fuchs
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