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Bug#512303: debian-cd: fix the ISOLINUX_DEFAULT for lenny/sid

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 10:06 PM, Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> wrote:
> On Monday 19 January 2009, Neutron Soutmun wrote:
>> Due to the broken for the current setup which no longer has a 'default'
>> statement in isolinux.cfg.
>> Therefore I try to fix it with the simple script replace the old one to
>> accept the ISOLINUX_DEFAULT setting.
>> Please review if it helpful for the debian-cd.
> Thanks for the patch, but please see the discussion about this option in
> the following thread:
> - http://lists.debian.org/debian-cd/2008/12/msg00063.html
> - http://lists.debian.org/debian-cd/2009/01/msg00004.html

Ahh, I am just another person who using simple-cdd that define ISOLINUX_DEFAULT
to set the default of the debian installer menu, no more than that :)

> As you can see my opinion is that the option no longer has any real value
> and should probably just be dropped.

> Also, your patch does not cover the "alternative desktop environment"
> configuration files that we now have on quite a few images. If that is
> added the total thing becomes so complex that it IMO really is more
> trouble than it's worth.

Thanks for your review, I only test it with amd64 graphical installer images
and it seems to work but if it will issue more troubles, definitely be dropped.

> Unless very strong arguments can be given why this should be preserved, I
> plan to remove the broken existing code shortly.

I'm not sure for the reason to preserve this option, just follow the
from the simple-cdd settings.
May I have more information that I could follow the discussions about
this ISOLINUX_DEFAULT should be dropped and what options may replace it,
or the new concepts that better than this option.

Thanks in advance,
Neutron Soutmun

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