Re: Next attempt to add Blends to Debian installer
the first alpha of the installer of Debian 11 is out. As we talked at
DebConf about better Blends support: Is there anything we can test
On Mon, Dec 03, 2018 at 10:32:28PM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> somehow I've thought I would have pinged about this one and I even
> somehow remember that Holger liked that I did so but I do not find and
> trace of this in my outbox nor the mailing list archive. So may be I
> have dreamed this. It would be a real dream if we could finally realise
> this 15 year old idea to have Blends right in the installer. Is there
> any work in progress that could be tested?
> Kind regards
> On Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 10:34:36AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > Hi,
> > to give some status information about how we can make Blends more
> > visible at installer stage: Holger Levsen, Phil Hands, Steve McIntyre
> > and I had some discussion in DebCamp. The conclusion was that adding
> > Blends to the installer tasksel menu would be perfectly possible if
> > tasksel itself would provide some menu hierarchy. We all agreed that
> > the current selection of tasks needs some overhaul in general. It
> > could provide some menu item:
> > "Select Blend" (or rather some better text here!)
> > and than you get a selection of Blends to pick (one or more) from.
> > For the Stretch release Phil even wrote some code in this direction that
> > needs some refresh. (Phil, can you give some pointer if there is
> > something to test?)
> > Any comments / code contributions are welcome.
> > Kind regards
> > Andreas.
> > PS: Please correct me if my short summary is incomplete.
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