Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/distrib/utils/sysinst
To: David Laight <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: source-changes
Date: 01/13/2006 10:35:01
On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 10:02:45PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> Module Name:	src
> Committed By:	dsl
> Date:		Thu Jan 12 22:02:45 UTC 2006
> Modified Files:
> 	src/distrib/utils/sysinst: bsddisklabel.c defs.h disks.c
> [...]
> Log Message:
> Rework the installation loop so that it is possible to change the source
> of the sets after an error.
> A side effect is that it now does fetch-install-fetch-install..., not
> fetch-...-fetch-install-...install.
> The set selection code now uses a byte per set (not a bit-pattern) removing
> the restriction of 32 sets, and allowing a per set status display (TBC).
> Also TBC is deleting sets from /usr/INSTALL.

while at it would could you make sysinst as if sets should be deleted
before starting the downloads, and delete sets once installed ? It would help
for installations on small disks ...

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference