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Re: [d-i] debconf, partitioning widget?

On Mon, 2002-07-15 at 00:58, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> in order to get debian-installer into working shape, it is obvious
> that the user has some way to partition the hard drive.  An
> auto-partitioner will probably only need debconf as it's UI.  However,
> manual partitioning using debconf will be very painful.  Developing a
> debconf partitioning widget might be a little overkill, so I am not
> sure how we want to solve this challenge.
> Does anybody have a suggestion on how to solve this problem?

How about writing a handful of frontends for libparted, so that we have
one similar in style to each debconf frontend?  Do we think that parted
will be stable enough to use as the sole partitioning program for a
debian-installer based release?


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