> On 04-06-2008 15:44:03 +0200, Markus Duft wrote:
> > > > Anybody interested? :)
> > >
> > > Coolness. Innovation is great! Is this for all versions of
> > > SFU/SUA/Interix & Windows?
> > Yes, there are 3 seperate CD images, which contain one interix
> version each, and therefore there for sure is one CD suiteable for your
> windows version from win2k onwards :) Still I have to write down some
> small note which version to use for which os.... I forgot that one :))
> > * Windows 2K, XP, Server 2003: Uses SFU 3.5, image is gentoo-itx-3.5-
> > * Windows Server 2003R2: Uses SUA 5.2, image is gentoo-itx-5.2-x86-
> > * Windows Server 2008 and Vista: Uses SUA 6.0, image is gentoo-itx-
> > Theoretically there is the possibility to get yourself a 6MB
> installer package too, which will download a snapshot automatically –
> but that right now tries to download from a company internal server.
> Also this has no means of getting the interix setup packages, which are
> included on the CDs.
> Nice, let's find a place to host that stuff.
Ok, we have some space now, see bug #229343. I'm currently uploading :)
> > > This should really be in the GMN after we get hosting for it. If
> > > won't write up a small blurb, then I will ;)
> > Hm, maybe we can put our heads together, since your English for sure
> is a bit better :)
> Sounds like a good plan. Few notes from me on GMN annoucements:
> - Make sure hosting is on gentoo.org machines, or get a quotable
> statement that infra is unwilling/unable to do so, this is important
> for backstabbing afterwards. I do NOT want to host anything on
> non-Gentoo hardware, but am forced to if Gentoo does not/can not host
> it for me/us. Time to file another infra bug first.
> - Make sure you properly balance what you promise and what you get.
> Installers are really great, and probably helping a lot of people
> a working system, but remember that Gentoo Prefix as project is still
> "Beta". Use at your own risk. There is no GLEP, there is no formal
> specification, and there is no final "Prefix" blueprint.
Windows Prefix is to be seen as beta _1_ I think :)
> - Be prepared for a lot of FUD and an avalanche of people
> ("Windows"...), make sure whatever you write, you don't suggest to
> deliver any support apart from what you are planning to put into it
> yourself. Getting KDE on Windows is "technically" possible, however
> "doing" it, is another story.
Mhm. I think there will be some different opinions on this, yes :)
@Jeremy: if you want to we could start writing up some things. The CD images are (ATM) on woodpecker /space/experimental-local/prefix/x86-interix/iso, I uploaded the docs (including lyx source file) to /space/experimental-local/prefix/x86-interix/doc separately (included in every iso too).
> Long story short, please be extremely careful.
> Fabian Groffen
> Gentoo on a different level
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