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Re: Planned packages for sarge

On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 09:00:57AM -0000, Moshe Zadka wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Jul 2002, <marant.logatique@fr.thalesgroup.com> wrote:
> >   Are there any goals about size? The single floppy goal seems
> >   quite difficult to achieve.
> Well, it certainly does not seem out of reach.

  Last time I tried (some months ago), I did not succeed in fiting
  the whole installer in a single floppy, mostly because of
  the size of kernel modules.
> >   Are you planning something around graphical frontend for
> >   installation?
> Well, "planning" is a strong word. The front-end interface for cdebconf
> is semi-documented (I started to, but there are still gaps), but basically
> you could start writing a graphical front-end, yes.


> >   I also would love to see a kickstart-like mecanism ...
> I don't think this is beyond hope, it would mostly mean a udeb containing 
> default answer or something.  Again, the d-i team has limited man power, but 
> certainly people are welcome to join and do their own fetish -- the CVS is 
> there, and (as I found out) help is very welcome and much thanked.

  Right. What kind of skills are required (apart from c programming)?

Jérôme Marant

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