Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop-research

From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
To: gentoo-desktop-research@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] Gentoo installer project
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 20:15:22
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] Gentoo installer project by Dan Armak
On Monday 26 January 2004 12:10, Dan Armak wrote:

> AFAICS, the only truly encompassing solution would be to provide an > interface of sorts to a console. The user could view and edit commands > generated by the installer, see their raw output, pause operation and > insert commands of his own, etc. If he wanted to use something not yet > provided by the installer, he'd just tell it to skip a step and do it > manually.
This comes very close to my "split-screen-installer" idea where the bottom would be a console and the top a helper function (ranging from simple docs to something way more advanced) Paul -- Paul de Vrieze Gentoo Developer Mail: pauldv@g.o Homepage:


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Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] Gentoo installer project Eric Sammer <esammer@g.o>
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