[arch-releng] [RFC] Inclusion of irc client on the install CD

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Tue Jul 12 18:52:41 EDT 2011

On 07/12/2011 04:21 PM, Florian Pritz wrote:
> Hi,
> A user just broke her system pretty badly and we agreed that she'll boot
> a live cd, install irssi and we'd help her fix it. Sadly, installing
> irssi didn't really work out.
> I think it would be a good idea to include irssi or weechat (whichever
> needs less space) on the CD so we can support beginners more easily. I
> guess it's especially hard (for beginners) to install irssi now because
> they'll be pretty stressed when their system is broken and the recent
> perl rebuild probably makes it even worse.

No problem for me (irssi). Current dual-iso size is 698MiB (""limit"" is 

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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