Re: anna's hard-coded priority list of retreivers
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I wrote:
> > Another idea I've had is to turn anna inside-out, removing it from the
> > menu, and put the retreivers themselves on the main menu. Well, not
> > quite, the menu items would really be separate udebs customized to the
> > type of install, that picked a retreiver and called anna, forcing it to
> > use that retreiver.
> > Floppy:
> > Configure language
> > Retrieve modules from floppies
> > Configure the network
> > Retrieve modules from network
> I've gone ahead and implemented that this evening. The most annoying
> part was getting that "Retrieve modules from floppies" in the right
> place in the menu, since 10,11,12,13, etc were all taken. I had to
> reorganize all menu item numbers between 10 and 25, as follows:
> 10 languagechooser
> 13 load-floppy
> 15 ethdetect
> s390-netdevice (s390)
> 18 netcfg-dhcp
> 20 netcfg-static
> load-floppy and download-installer are the new packages that just
> provide items on the menu, and call anna with a given retreiver. For
> images other than the floppy, the old behaviour will be retained for now
> by including load-installer on the image.
> I'll begin streaming this into CVS and the archive soon.
How about multiplying all numbers by 10 for future inserts?