Gentoo Archives: gentoo-installer

From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
To: gentoo-installer@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-installer] version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux Installer
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 17:02:24
Message-Id: 440481C7.7040607@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-installer] version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux Installer by "Norman Rieß"
Norman Rieß wrote:
> Andrew Gaffney schrieb: > >> Simon Stelling wrote: >> >>> Norman Rieß wrote: >>> >>>> But see it with the eyes of a random Gentoo beginner. >>>> You come to the "USE Flags" screen seeing some settings. You think >>>> "That >>>> are surely some nice settings. Otherwise they wouldn´t be set as >>>> default". >>>> But then you choose KDE. Now you have a KDE system with "+gnome >>>> -kde" as >>>> USE Flags. >>> >>> >>> If people are not willing to read documentation, that's their fault. >>> Being a >>> newbie or a sysadmin++, it doesn't matter. >> >> >> You took the words from my mouth. >> > Right. But some WILL NOT read the documentation and they WILL create a > crapy system. > And then they WILL run to the forums. And guys like you WILL tell them > to RTFM. > And they will tell their friends what a crapy system Gentoo is and what > jerks these Gentoo users are. > > Seriously give them a nice default system and tell them later in a nicer > way to read how to extend the system.
How is that any different than a "manual" install? Many people don't read the handbook completely and then complain loudly about how Gentoo sucks. -- Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/ Gentoo Linux Developer Installer Project -- gentoo-installer@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-installer] version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux Installer "Norman Rieß" <norman@×××××××××.org>