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Re: PROPOSAL: automatic installation and configuration



From: Massimo Dal Zotto <dz@cs.unitn.it>
Subject: PROPOSAL: automatic installation and configuration
Date: Tue, 25 May 1999 00:01:57 +0200 (MEST)

> Hi,
> 
> I have done a few experiments about automatic configuration of packages
> and have now some working code. I want to describe my ideas and how to
> integrate in the distribution. You can download my experimental but
> almost working code at:
> 
>     http://www.cs.unitn.it/~dz/debian/dpkggetconfig_1.0.deb

[ excellent explenation deleted ]

> Comments?

I like the idea and examples VERY much.  This is the right aproach,
IMHO - provide a program, hopefully get it inserted to the base
system, and let packages start using it one by one, without forcing a
major reorganization.

Well done!

Cheers,

--Amos

--Amos Shapira                  | "Of course Australia was marked for
                                |  glory, for its people had been chosen
amos@gezernet.co.il             |  by the finest judges in England."
                                |                         -- Anonymous

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