Gentoo Archives: gentoo-releng

From: Peter Weber <peterle@×××××××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-releng@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-releng] Call for feature requests for 2008.0 - Universal-CD
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 22:48:46
Message-Id: 1202165438.18119.0.camel@thinkpad.homenetwork
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-releng] Call for feature requests for 2008.0 - Universal-CD by Chris Gianelloni
Hours for, mhhh, five lines of code?
...think yourself about.


On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 14:35 -0800, Chris Gianelloni wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 22:47 +0100, Peter Weber wrote: > > A other good solution would be merging Universal and Minimal-CD > > togehter, so we offer only a smaller Universal-CD (about 200-400 MB) and > > a complete LiveCD (about 700 MB). > > Wow. I'm just not even going to respond to this one and just let > everybody who knows what the difference between a Minimal CD and an > Universal CD snicker to themselves. ;] > > > > * Support for network/networkless-installation on one release-media > > > > > The LiveCD does this. > > > > No. Only the Installer does this! This is not possible via shell, > > because the users have no access to the voodoo-scripts. > > No, the LiveCD does this. The Installer is a feature of the LiveCD. > Also, the Installer doesn't do networked installs, anymore. > > > Why nobody removes Gnome, Open-Office from the LiveCD and replace it by > > a true Stage3? It would be also nice, not be forced always switch of the > > automatic start of the howl X11-Crap. > > Default could be the plain shell, as ever, and a message who says the > > user he could type "installer" (for ncurses-installer) and > > "gui-installer" (for X11 with Installer). Gentoo is about choices ;-) > > No, Gentoo is about empowering the user to make choices for themselves > and providing the tools to facilitate those choices. It doesn't mean > that we have to spend countless hours building, testing, and supporting > media that we find to be rather useless due to its *very* limited > feature set versus the LiveCD. >
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Re: [gentoo-releng] Call for feature requests for 2008.0 - Universal-CD Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>