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On Thursday 29 January 2004 22:11, Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> On Thursday 29 January 2004 18:51, Kurt Lieber wrote:
> > So, thoughts?
> I think we must focus on what kind of installer we are going to work. Do we
> want an installer that can be used for automated installs (in which this
> would be a great idea), or do we want an interactive installer for single
> installs (where splitscreen console access is valueable). Or do we want
> If we want both, how are we going to integrate that. Can the backend
> perform partial scripts? Further how would it integrate with generic gentoo
> confiration tools?
Can the BE support pausing after every step if the FE requests it? Would that
be enough to allow an interactive process? The FE can provide a console
between steps if it wants.
BTW the status updates the BE emits include (if requested) the output of the
commands it runs (esp. compiles), right?
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