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Paul de Vrieze <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> On Monday 26 January 2004 14:37, Eric Sammer wrote:
> > Right. It should be (in my opinion) manual package selection by default.
> > This is what our (current) users seem to expect, myself included.
> > Working primarily with servers, having to choose from groups of packages
> > that, no doubt, will contain stuff I don't want in each one is
> > problematic and time consuming.
> 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
The leaf list is a very good idea !
But actually, my concern is that I don't think it's something that is part of
the installation. This should be part of a portage frontend, that could be
called during installation (in chroot), or at first boot.
installation should (imho) install the base system, then reboot (or have a
complete chroot), to let the tasks to be done by configuration tools & portage
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