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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
Subject: Re: version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux Installer
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 15:15:45 -0600
Norman Rieß wrote:
> Hello
> 
> 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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