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Re: PPP for Hurd requirements

On Tue, Aug 01, 2000 at 11:58:57PM +0200, Jens Müller wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Marcus Brinkmann" <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
> To: "Eric Gibson" <emg@lyonfyre.net>
> Cc: <debian-hurd@lists.debian.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2000 9:12 PM
> Subject: Re: PPP for Hurd requirements
> > On Tue, Aug 01, 2000 at 02:54:18PM -0400, Eric Gibson wrote:
> > > I've also got a framework in my head for requirements for things
> > > like an installation procedure,
> >
> > Note that we are bound to the Debian installation in some way, and this is
> > probably left until some more foundations are built. The installation code
> > for the Linux install is basically there (package: boot-floppies), and
> only
> > needs to be adopted.
> >
> _linux_ install? Aren't we talking 'bout Hurd?

No really? I must have forgotten that... ;)

I am talking about dialog menus, language selection, disk partitioning,
creation of base disks, etc. A lot of this is really independent from the
underlying OS if it is just Debian based, and we should make good use of the
Debian "boot-floppies" package.


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