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From: Tiemo Kieft <blubber@g.o>
Subject: Re: Gentoo Configuration Tools
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2004 20:41:07 +0100
> 1) Organize the project :)
> 2) Decide which tools are going to be made
> 3) Setting up requirements for each individual tool
> 4) Setting up requirements that are valid for all tools
> 5) Implementation decissions (ie language)

Since noone seems to have any comment on this, we can start with step 2.
We have to decide which tools are actually going to be designed. I
propose the following, comments are, naturally, welcome :) :

1) Runlevel editor: to add and remove services from runlevels, and to
start, stop and restart services. I actually made this, some time ago,
screenie can be found at:
http://blubber.student.utwente.nl/~blubber/gct.png Although I made it
myself completely, it's based on redhats tool.

2) Network configuration editor

3) Portage editor: to edit all variables in /etc/make.conf, including
selecting mirrors, and adding use-flags

4) User administration tool: to administrate local users.

Suggestions are welcome, keep in mind that we are deciding on which apps
to make. The individual requirements are the next step.

Groeten,
Tiemo.

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