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Re: YaST2 for Debian (aka nYaST)

On Sun, 7 Nov 2004, Ron Johnson wrote:

> On Sun, 2004-11-07 at 09:32 -0500, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> > On Sun, 7 Nov 2004, Mario Fux wrote:
> >
> [snip]
> >
> > It's going to take a _lot_ of work to adapt yast2 to Debian, more than
> > just tweaking a few config files.
> Questions:
> 1. Then does that indicate that Yast2 might not be suitable for
>    Debian?

No I think it can be made to work.  There are just a lot of Suse-isms to

> 2. Does Yast2 also keep configuration data in some sort of separ-
>    ate database, meaning that people who switch between Yast2 and
>    direct conf editing might screw up their systems?

No it works on the regular conf files and allows round-tripping.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar@debian.org>
La Salle Debain - http://www.braincells.com/debian/

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