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From: Justin Whitney <ripple.gentoo@...>
Subject: Re: GUI installer
Date: 13 Apr 2003 01:05:00 -0400
I think some or all of Mandrake's install system is under GPL as well,
so you might want to check that out.


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
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Re: GUI installer
-- Derek J. Belrose
GUI installer
-- Jeff Rose
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