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Re: [debian-installer] Full CDROM install

On Fri, Jul 27, 2001 at 05:02:17PM -0700, David Kimdon wrote:
> Sat, Jul 28, 2001 at 01:12:57AM +0200 wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > i have to provide a simpler install for a specialized distribution that I
> > work on. And I'm using Debian. I'd like to use this opportunity to
> > contribute to debian-installer.
> sounds great.
> > It would also need libdetect0-udeb but I'm worried by the actual
> > description of it:
> > | This library package contains only the symbols needed to detect the
> > | hardware that the debian-installer is interested in: ethernet cards.
> > Is it really not usable to detect CDROM and SCSI cards ? Would it
> > take much to change that ?
> > [ ccing Dan Helfman about this ]
> I helped with the patch for libdetect0-udeb and it would be very easy to
> add (or remove) symbols (there is a variable in ./debian/rules) .  I think
> libdetect0-udeb isn't the way to go, howver and sent a patch to the BTS
> (#85638) to make a -pic library so we can do library reduction on
> libdetect.

David, I've finally gotten around to applying your -pic library patch
and stomping a few other bugs.. Just uploaded libdetect 0.9.72-6.
Raphael, you may want to use this for your project.

> -David

Dan Helfman
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