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Estimate the size of iso file based on a kickstart file

Hi all,

Given a kickstart file (flatten) and we intend to make an iso using
it, is there a tool or service by which we can estimate the size of
the final iso (based on the packages defined in the kickstart file)
before actually creating the iso?

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Re: Estimate the size of iso file based on a kickstart file

By Nico Kadel-Garcia at 09/19/2019 - 08:25

On Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 8:11 AM Kalpa Welivitigoda < ... at gmail dot com> wrote:
Since a kickstart file can refer to RPM's stored on the ISO file, or
on a separate website, and those RPM's are the majority of the bulk of
an installation DVD, it's not clear you can gracefully do this. A
single RPM file can drag in a *lot* of dependencies that may change
based on upstream updates. Why try to guess rather than simply running
the tool, which will be pretty fast if you work from a local yum
mirror?