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On Tuesday 03 February 2004 22:56, Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-02-03 at 15:56, Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> > All I ask is for the backend to have a mode designed in that would allow
> > the feeding of the install profile incrementally. That would mean that
> > one could feed the backend an incomplete install profile and it would do
> > what it could based on that. Also take into account that this install
> > profile will not necessarilly contain all stages.
> As dan says in his email, we can still impliment this. However, there
> should be no pause while building a profile. Pauses should only come
> when installation has actually begun. Thus a complete XML file is
> generated first, then the backend is called to parse the file and
> perform installation (with or without pauses).
I find an after-the-fact interference idea to be quite unnatural. Another
option would be to feed the backend two xml files which basically have null
actions such that they complement eachoter. Such a solution however would be
suboptimal to me
Paul de Vrieze