Stupid suggestion probably if you are going to use opensuse as the base why not 
maintain the existing code base and fork it and clean that up in a way kind of 
start from scratch?

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> On 07 Mar 2018, at 07:40, Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) 
> <ras...@rasterman.com> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 7 Mar 2018 12:03:27 +1030 Simon Lees <sfl...@suse.de> said:
> 
>> On Wednesday, 7 March 2018 05:33:45 ACDT, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote:
>>> On Mon, 5 Mar 2018 20:57:17 +0900
>>> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <ras...@rasterman.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> h) I think at some point we may have to do our own distro that
>>>> integrates E well and shows it off out-of-the-box.
>>> 
>>> I would be interested in such. There are a couple existing.
>>> http://www.elivecd.org/
>>> http://www.bodhilinux.com/
>>> 
>>> If not using either of those, I could likely help with one based on
>>> Gentoo. Either livecd or stage 4 base system, etc.
>> 
>> Neither of the 2 above ship the latest e, at some point I will start
>> creating e images again to use with openQA as part of testing, the only
>> thing I need before I can spin up an "Enlightenment OS" is probably
>> matching Grub2, Plymouth and lightdm branding. I suggest we tackle that
>> after we do e's theme though. But if someone wants to get to it sooner
>> why not.
> 
> we were discussing on irc with you.. i thought i'd bring some of that here.
> 
> i think we should look into opensuse as a base. it will allow for a more
> minimal os than something like arch or gentoo (though maybe on par with
> debian). mostly because simon has been around with us for years and years and 
> i
> trust him not to vanish. i think working with him to at least investigate 
> would
> be good.
> 
> so my take also is to strip out as much as we can get away with. that would
> mean no lightdm. no plymouth. have the system boot right into a fixed user 
> with
> no login (have e optionally ask for passwd on startup).
> 
> keep the thole thing as simple as needed then fill these things in as we have
> nice solutions.
> 
>> I have made some raspberry pi images, but they are using an older efl
>> from before I tried to switch to luajit on aarch64.
> 
> we can just stick to 32bit arm until this is resolved.
> 
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>> 
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> 
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