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Re: Graphical D-I test install

On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 01:49:00PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> writes:
> > On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 11:06:08AM +0200, Attilio Fiandrotti wrote:
> >> >-- *Useless* with the current partitioner
> >> 
> >> Sub-optimality of standard partitioner is something i've heard many 
> >> people complaining about.
> >> I know xavier oswald once started porting gparted from c++ to plain c: i 
> >> checked out the svn repo some times ago and found a lot of code was 
> >> already written.
> >> Is someone still working on this? Would a gparted-like partitioner be 
> >> useful for post-etch? (That's basically a lot of GTK programming, i 
> >> could work on it too)
> >
> > Another solution is to use gparted and the C++ libraries which go with it. I
> > know that there is a dogma of not using c++, but given the development ongoing
> > on gparted, and that we would basically need to do fork all that development
> > if we want to do our stuff.
> >
> > Adding C++ libraries will add more or less 1MB to the image.
> I'm not sure that will be just that the needed space for the whole C++
> code to be in d-i.

If i remember well, it was the size of the library files needed for gparted
on powerpc, it may be made less if mklibsed or similar, not sure if this can
be applied to C++ libraries though. The size was also the uncompressed size.


Sven Luther

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