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From: Justin Whitney <ripple.gentoo@××××××.be>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] GUI installer
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2003 05:05:20
Message-Id: 1050210300.11741.1.camel@osiris.ripple.be
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] GUI installer by Jeff Rose
I think some or all of Mandrake's install system is under GPL as well,
so you might want to check that out.

--Justin

On Fri, 2003-04-11 at 19:04, Jeff Rose wrote:
> Hello, > I'm pretty new to gentoo, but I am an instant convert. Just a > few months of emerge bliss and now I'm an avid supporter. Anyway, I'm > thinking about starting a summer project and I'm pondering the idea of a > gui installer. I've been looking around a bit and it doesn't look like > anyone is working on one. Is that true? If there isn't already a project > then I think I'll give it a whirl. I know, I know, gentoo is so great > because it allows you to customize and tweak the hell out of everything. > That is completely true. So, an installer would have to allow just as > much but it could take care of the mundane details for those who aren't > interested or knowledgable enough. > I haven't been around to see what people discuss in terms of the > installer so I'm sorry if this is all stuff that you have gone over > hundreds of times. Even more minimal than a gui installer, have you > thought about adding more scripts to do the standard directory setup, > download, chroot... type of stuff? > What do you think? > > -Jeff > > > -- > gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list >
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