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Bug#476546: confusing use of win32-loader

Package: live-helper
Severity: normal


I appreciate your interest in win32-loader, but I find the current use of it
in examples/hooks/win32-loader.sh quite confusing.

Notice that http://goodbye-microsoft.com/pub/debian.exe is a special build
designed to fetch other preinstallation stuff from that site, and a netboot
D-I image from official Debian servers.  It doesn't integrate with your CD/DVD
image in any way, and it doesn't provide any added value (other than referring
the user to http://goodbye-microsoft.com/ would provide).

If what you want is using win32-loader to start the Live system, that can be
easily archived with the build shipped in win32-loader package, plus appropiate
win32-loader.ini settings (undocumented, but you can get a few examples from
D-I lenny images).  Though, the strings would have to be adjusted at that
point, since win32-loader tells the user she's about to install Debian, not just
start a Live system.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-6-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=ca_AD.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ca_AD.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

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