Creating personal Fedora Spin

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I am trying to do this, with no luck. I want to have an installation with only the packages I specify. What I've done: 1) created a list of desired packages, from an existing F17 installation. 2) with a bit of shell programming magic, created a list of all dependencies of the original list of packages. 3) downloaded all packages: from original list, and also dependency list 4) created a repo from those packages (using createrepo) 5) From a Fedora17 (x86_64) installation DVD, I replaced the Packages directory with my own Package directory, that had all of my downloaded rpms. 6) r (HowTos)