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From: Elijah Goh <gohylse@×××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-installer@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-installer] installer/ releng coordination
Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2004 14:55:58
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-installer] installer/ releng coordination by Kurt Lieber
So what area needs help and/or is not covered at the moment?

Kurt Lieber wrote:

>On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 04:37:25PM +0100 or thereabouts, George Prowse wrote: > > >>Wouldn't it reduce the time of the project if we at least had a look at >>the installer? I've had a look and installed with it a while ago out of >>curiosity and although its not ideal its certainly a work in progress. >>Just bin the RPM base. lol >> >> > >We've already been through this a few months ago and we elected not to. >Corey's already outlined some of the reasons why. Basically, it's trying >to fit a square peg into a round hole. > >There is real code written for our current installer. Have you looked at >that? My feeling is you haven't. Constructive criticism is good, but you >should at least know what it is that you're criticizing. > >Also, there's nothing preventing you or anyone else from taking up this >project on their own and running with it. If you're of the belief that >basing an installer off of anaconda is the best solution, then by all means >-- go for it. By the same token, I hope you understand if we continue to >pursue the path we've already selected. You're welcome to help out with >that project if you decide not to pursue your own. > >--kurt > >
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Re: [gentoo-installer] installer/ releng coordination Scott Myron <samyron@g.o>