Control: tag -1 confirmed Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2008-06-10): > On Tuesday 10 June 2008, Didier Raboud wrote: > > In my humble opinion, with the stability (and the beauty) of the > > graphical installer, the graphical menu (under i386 and amd64) should > > default to the graphical installer. > > > > Obviously, the change has to be done with care and only on arches where > > applicable, but would be a good step forward (with the classical text > > installer staying as fallback). > > We are considering this but there are still a few blocking issues before > we can do that: > - issues with keyboard support in some languages > - missing support to start a shell from other components, which especially > affects the rescue mode for the graphical installer > - some dialogs, especially in the partitioner, still look too messy > because of missing column alignment > > The last two issues are actively being worked on and may be solved in time > for Lenny. The first is much more problematic and will likely require > (upstream) help. > > Another issue is that it requires much more memory, but that IMO is not a > blocker. It does require careful documentation though. Holger's last reports reminded of this, which we finally didn't do for wheezy. Unless someone has an objection, I'll schedule this switch for the next d-i upload. Mraw, KiBi.
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