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Re: debian-installer for GNU/kFreeBSD

On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 06:00:30PM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> Robert Millan a écrit :
> > 
> > If you plan on making this the official installer, I would strongly
> > advice against replacing the old installer completely untill "netinst"
> > images are provided.  With "netboot" or "bussinesscard" builds, install
> > process can break due to external changes in the archive, which seems
> > highly undesireable.
> > 
> > OTOH netinst is self-contained, and can even install without a network
> > connection.
> That's indeed something wanted, but I don't know how to produce such
> images which already include a set of packages. If someone can help on
> that, that would be appreciated.

Btw, now that it is possible to install from testing/squeeze, and the
likelyhood that this install path breaks is small, perhaps this is less
of an issue.

May I suggest making testing/squeeze installs the default, so that the old
builds can finally be deprecated?

Robert Millan

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