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Norman Rieß wrote:
> Great Installer. I tried it right after i finished downloading the 2006.0.
> But i have a question though. I recognized that the use flags are set to
> "X" and "Gnome" (and so on) by default.
> Later in the "Extra Packages" screen you can choose other desktop
> environments or perhaps no x at all.
> Would it not be nice, if the flags are set after you choose your desktop
> environment or the other packages?
> If one chooses KDE as desktop the useflag could switch from gnome to
> kde. If no x11 is chosen, the flag isn´t set so "+X" either.
This is the same as doing an install by hand.
> Same thing on the "Startup Services". I can choose some daemons to start
> up, that are not even installed. I find this a little disturbing.
Well, it's not possible to know services will be available beforehand, so we
just give you a bunch of common options (along with adding custom ones in the
future). Ones that don't exist will be ignored during the install.
Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer Installer Project
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