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Re: new installer

To: Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com>
Subject: Re: new installer
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On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 01:43:00PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Dan Weber]
> > I think I need to review the steps on how he makes a bootfloppy like
> > that.  Since I want to be able to understand it externally before I
> > reimplement in the DI-2.6.
> I suspect your approach in making d-i handle 2.6 kernels is not the
> best nor the most efficient way.  Duplicating the d-i CVS, and trying
> to fork the packages, instead of supplying patches to the current d-i
> CVS, seem like a inefficient approach.
> I believe you should consider adding hooks and generic solutions to
> the official d-i instead of trying to replicate what is being done in
> the official d-i.
> I told you this on IRC earlier, but just wanted to repeat it here on
> the mailing list, to make sure you take it into account.
after actually replicating the cvs.  I found that it became too hard to keep up
with the one in current use.  So this idea maybe a good one,  However Im not
sure if there is  a way to use a revision system for patches.  Revision systems
help a lot.

Dan Weber

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