[gentoo-dev] Re: Gentoo Linux preinstalled

2005-10-14 Thread Duncan
Stefan Schweizer posted [EMAIL PROTECTED], excerpted below, on Thu, 13 Oct 2005 23:33:57 +0200: I want to preinstall Gentoo Linux on some devices for customers. Do you have any tips for preinstallation, any scripts? What is the correct prcedure of doing so? Anyone knows of something like a

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Linux preinstalled

2005-10-14 Thread notopic . hppa
On Thu, 13 Oct 2005 23:33:57 +0200 Stefan Schweizer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I want to preinstall Gentoo Linux on some devices for customers. Do you have any tips for preinstallation, any scripts? What is the correct prcedure of doing so? Anyone knows of something like a sysprep script

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Gentoo Linux preinstalled

2005-10-14 Thread Alexander Simonov
What about mass instalation Gentoo? Now it's how i know impossible, it's get more time. Any one know technology for mass instalation Gentoo? W/ NFS,HTTP or FTP instalation. W/ X server, KDE or Gnome ? W/ Office packages? How i know RH and SuSE have this. Thank you for ansver. On Fri, 14.10.2005

Re: [gentoo-dev] Handling compatible multi tools

2005-10-14 Thread Simon Stelling
What would we gain with such a change? You have two tools installed that are nearly equal, so why would one want to have two of them? *me scratching head* -- Simon Stelling Gentoo/AMD64 Operational Co-Lead [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- gentoo-dev@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Handling compatible multi tools

2005-10-14 Thread Simon Stelling
Diego 'Flameeyes' Pettenò wrote: How many people have both vim and nano installed? Or xine and mplayer? well, i wouldn't say nano is doing the same as vi. There's a pretty big difference. Also, those people who have both installed probably don't use both, they just installed vi and didn't

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Gentoo Linux preinstalled

2005-10-14 Thread Preston Cody
The Gentoo Installer will be able to do mass installations very soon using a secure XMLRPC server and nice web interface and all that jazz. http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/releng/installer/ you can grab experimental livecds with the installer on them from the mirrors. -CodemanOn 10/14/05, Alexander

[gentoo-dev] Request that as many developers as possible test with FEATURES=collision-protect

2005-10-14 Thread Petteri Räty
There have been quite a few collision-protect bugs http://tinyurl.com/9pw4o so I think it would be great if as many developers as possible added collision-protect to their FEATURES. That way we can react to errors caused by collision-protect in FEATURES before committing. Is there already a page

[gentoo-portage-dev] Suggestion: Backup option in make.conf

2005-10-14 Thread Rafael Fernández López
Hi, My suggestion for portage is: when you do an emerge -vuD world, you have to work at the end of the emerging with the /etc config files and see the differences to know if you want to overwrite file by file or not. Well, what I want is to have a backup of all them (one backup, and only one).

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] Suggestion: Backup option in make.conf

2005-10-14 Thread Brian Harring
On Sat, Oct 15, 2005 at 06:28:53AM +0200, Rafael Fern?ndez L?pez wrote: Hi, My suggestion for portage is: when you do an emerge -vuD world, you have to work at the end of the emerging with the /etc config files and see the differences to know if you want to overwrite file by file

[gentoo-portage-dev] The road ahead...

2005-10-14 Thread Jason Stubbs
Since I've fallen into the terrible pit of trying to make everybody happy and since IRC sucks for making decisions due to lack of continuity, let's battle it out here. ;) Where we're at: branches/2.0/ Branch from which releases are being made. Very stable as far as portage goes.

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] The road ahead...

2005-10-14 Thread Brian Harring
On Sat, Oct 15, 2005 at 01:45:42PM +0900, Jason Stubbs wrote: Since I've fallen into the terrible pit of trying to make everybody happy and since IRC sucks for making decisions due to lack of continuity, let's battle it out here. ;) /me refills the napalm, and gets ready... Where we're at: