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Re: Hurd Roadmap for Woody Release

Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 12:34:22PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 04:04:04AM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> >
> > Some minimal ones:
> >
> >       * boot-floppies, some way of installing the system in an
> >         automated, fairly standard way that doesn't require hacking around
> debian-boot discusses the new setup, Glenn McGrath was succesfully compiling
> busybox. This will require more work, I can't even guess how much because I
> didn't put my nose into boot-floppies at all yet.

>From what i know, the biggest problem with a native hurd installer is

The boot-floppies currently and most likely for woody also uses
libfdisk, its a small (20K) partitioning program. (see
http://cvs.debian.org/boot-floppies/utilities/libfdisk/ )

I will have a go at getting libfdisk working in a few weeks, no doubt i
will be reporting problems to -hurd.


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