Subject: Re: disklabel(8) UI (was Re: IBM DFHS-31080 SCSI drive problem)
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-install
Date: 05/19/1999 22:19:23
>Well, my notion is this: I want a much cleaner way of building and
>customizing install scripts. To that end, I'm building a system that
>will have a curses front end, driven by an embedded scripting language 
>(specifically a tiny scheme interpreter that will easily fit in
>install media). The install scripts will then be largely written in
>scheme, with "the hard stuff" being written in C but invoked from

ooh!  scheme!!  now there's something that's more useful than m3.

>Why scheme? I couldn't find any other language that would fit in just
>a few tens of k. Perl takes megs, for instance.

oh.  ok.  :)

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