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Re: [gsoc2009] debian-installer on Debian GNU/kFreeBSD

On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 01:47:52PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com> writes:
> > * Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> [2009-03-09 00:01]:
> >> Martin Michlmayr persuaded me to tentatively volunteer for mentoring
> >> the addition of mtd support, but actually I'd be much more excited
> >> about mentoring this project if it had a good student. Martin, is it
> >> possible that somebody else could mentor mtd support?
> >
> > Maybe Riku would be interested, but I'm not sure how how low-devel
> > knowledge of parted and partman is needed for the mtd project. (My
> > lack of knowledge in this area is the reason I haven't volunteered as
> > mentor for the mtd project.)
> For parted I belive it would be better to be done at parted's upstream
> side. I belive that it should be easy to get that supported at parted
> side.

As far as I've been able to understand, it definitely requires
additional work in d-i too. Perhaps parted would be an interesting
project on its own, though, and since it's a dependency that could
resolve the mentorship question.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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