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Re: [i18n] language choser impact

Michael Sobolev <mss@transas.com> writes:

> On Sat, Sep 02, 2000 at 03:10:12PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > I believe this *will* fit on i386 1.44 root.bin and the 2.88 version.
> > Much of the stuff is text and should compress pretty well.  Just bump
> > up the image sizes in the top-level makefile.

> Hmm..  Maybe.

> > You just have to test it and see if it works.

> Well, what do you mean under `test' here?  I compiled the stuff for several
> times, and it works.

I mean, try to make root.bin to do this?

> > This would only apply to idepci and compact flavors, right?

> Yes, if only these flavours come with fb enabled.

Those are the only i386 flavors that do, yes.  Not sure about other
platforms; I think most of them use fb.

> > Are you going to change the top-level Makefile and/or config so that it can
> > automatically turn on/off the language chooser for the two flavors?

> Are you sure it's a good idea to *automatically* turn it on?

Ultimately, yes.  It's the only way this will ever be mainstream.

> > Do you need help with that?

> Yes, I do need it.

Ok.  Can you do me a favor?   File an 'Important' bug against
boot-floppies to do this hacking.  That way we will be sure not to
forget it and if someone wants to work on it they can mention so in
the bug log.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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