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Re: Tasks

On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 01:32:01AM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 11:30:17PM +0000, Andrew Doran wrote:
> > - Need to look into enabling line editing and tab completion by default in
> >   sh/ksh. If someone can figure it out a good way to do this by default, I
> >   will be happy to absorb any flamage and commit the changes.
> It just works with /bin/sh right now in the default install (I don't use
> that shell myself, so I'm not sure what further changes you want though)
> > - sysinst needs some basic mods, the most important batch would be add a
> >   menu to select normal/expert install, and following from that to make the
> >   install easy by asking as few questions a possible.
> I can do any sysinst changes once we know what we want.

I think everything we know so far is noted on the wiki and on the list, and
Stephen has put forward some ideas for getting X going. To my mind the X
thing would be a second step, the first being getting a novice mode.

> > It should be ok to run
> >   the dynamically linked sysinst straight out the build directory on an
> >   existing, running system and install onto another disk.
> Easiest way for this type of changes is to compile sysinst with -DDEBGUG and
> run it against a vnd.

Ah, cool. I never considered that before.


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