Subject: Re: What is 'scripting' in sysinst for?
To: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 09/30/2003 08:14:08
On Tuesday, September 30, 2003, at 04:38 AM, David Laight wrote:
> Sysinst has had (since Jan 1999) and option to write a 'script' file
> that is (or rather attempts to be) a list of the equivalent shell
> I'm not sure this is a useful feature, I can't imagine when you would
> ever run the script!
The idea is that you can generate a script that performs the equivalent
operations that you have done manually. This would allow you to run
sysinst once on a "template" system, and then put that script on a
custom install floppy/CD/whatever to do automated installs of identical
> Would anyone object if it got ripped out?
I would object. It's a cool feature.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>