Gentoo Logo
Gentoo Spaceship




Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date. GMANE provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.
c.f. bug 424647
List Archive: gentoo-desktop-research
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-desktop-research: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Headers:
To: gentoo-desktop-research@g.o
From: Eric Sammer <esammer@g.o>
Subject: Re: Gentoo installer project
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 15:19:15 -0500
Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> I think we might order the packages on their leaf status. you normally 
> wouldn't want to select glibc as a package to include. If you want X you 
> normally just select your windowmanager etc. Maybe we could even provide some 
> grouping.
> 
> Paul

This is one of those situations that's bound to be a little messy. If we 
group packages ala gnome desktop, kde desktop, office utilities, server 
daemons, etc. we're begging to upset users. I'm also thinking that 
presenting them with a portage tree and telling them to go to town might 
be tough too (for new users). I don't know what the right answer is 
here. Personally, I would like to be able to select individual packages 
and have it grey out the dependencies as I do so.

But that's me.

-- 
Eric Sammer
Gentoo Linux
http://www.gentoo.org
Attachment:
signature.asc (OpenPGP digital signature)
References:
Gentoo installer project
-- Eric Sammer
Re: Gentoo installer project
-- dams
Re: Gentoo installer project
-- Eric Sammer
Re: Gentoo installer project
-- Paul de Vrieze
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-desktop-research: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Previous by thread:
Re: Gentoo installer project
Next by thread:
Re: Gentoo installer project
Previous by date:
Re: Gentoo installer project
Next by date:
Re: Gentoo installer project


Updated Jun 17, 2009

Summary: Archive of the gentoo-desktop-research mailing list.

Donate to support our development efforts.

Copyright 2001-2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc. Questions, Comments? Contact us.