Steve McIntyre <email@example.com> (2014-08-19): > or do we split things even more? That menu is already too long, and > causes scrolling for people to see the lower options (if they realise > such a thing is possible!). How about we split things up some more, > assuming we can get the auto-detect to work: > > #if (amd64) via syslinux > 64 bit Graphical install > 64 bit Text install > 32 bit install options > > Advanced options > > Help > Install with speech synthesis (64 bit) > > #else > > 32 bit Graphical install > 32 bit Text install > Install with speech synthesis (32 bit) > > #endif That looks very nice (except the missing "Advanced options" in the #else part). > It'll need some extra work to deal with different paths through for > i386 and amd64 here, but meh. It's possibly worth separating them > totally, and make sure each path is clear in terms of which arch. On > the multi-arch CD and DVD, the deeper "advanced options" menus are a > bit too spread I think, so splitting at the top level would be a good > plan for simplicity maybe? Having the per-arch code to detangle the mess looks like a nice idea, thanks. That means Didier (or someone else) will have to get it to work as a first step. I'd prefer if we made the switch for all images at a single time (even if that happens through several commits), so that we only have a single documentation update. As Holger mentioned, it's going to have *some* impacts in various areas; I'd rather avoid too many steps if at all possible. (And of course: Thanks for your input.) Mraw, KiBi.
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