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On Sat, 2004-01-24 at 11:45, Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> I personally probably would use the installer for installing. I really have no
> desire for entering all the commands on the command line while a click on a
> button -> system installed works great with exactly the same result.
Exactly. This installer is based on the GRP platform which afaik depends
on some meta packages to make the major choices. The installer should
follow those toplevel ebuild choices.
> What might be an alternative would be a splitscreen installer that on the top
> of the screen offers a roadmap and a description on what to do. On the bottom
> is a commandline on which the actual commands can be given.
That sounds like you just get the manual on top and have to give
commands at the bottom. I think what the installer should do is just
give a quick and easy path, people using an installer are probably not
interested in all those lowlevel commands (otherwise they wouldn't be
wanting to use it).
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