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Re: Adding the cdebconf web frontend to alioth SVN repo

On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 12:59:17PM +0100, Attilio Fiandrotti wrote:
> Some times ago, i started developing a web frontend for cdebconf [1]:
> […]
> During those years many people privately showed interest for the
> project, so i tought it could be a good idea eventually uploading the
> sources and related cgi scripts somewhere on alioth, so that if
> someone is interested, he can resume working on it.

With Debian installation on NAS device becoming more common, web based
installation would make a nice alternative to SSH based ones! :)

> The stuff i'd like to upload consists in the web frontend itself, which 
> i plan to add to cdebconf/src/modules/frontends/web, and some cgi files 
> which could be added for now to cdebconf/test/web and later moved to a 
> dedicate udeb.
> Can i proceed ?

My take: they could be added to the current cdebconf tree, but not built
by default.  It is already the case for other frontends [1] and would
make it easy for others to pick up the work where you left it.

I am currently focusing on the graphical installer, but I might be
interested on improving the web frontend in the future.

[1] Well, we should probably get rid of obsolete frontends at some

Jérémy Bobbio                        .''`. 
lunar@debian.org                    : :Ⓐ  :  # apt-get install anarchism
                                    `. `'` 

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