Subject: Re: What is 'scripting' in sysinst for?
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
From: Tim Rightnour <>
List: tech-install
Date: 09/30/2003 10:06:28
On 30-Sep-03 Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
>> I'm not sure this is a useful feature, I can't imagine when you would
>> ever run the script!
> think cloning installation machines.

It's also a good way for newbies who want to learn what steps are required to
build a machine to see how the installer did what it did.

My thoughts on it were that it would be an interesting way to build a rescue
floppy.  Machine gets toasted, you just rerun the script and restore.

Mostly however.. once I added logging.. scripting was only a few extra lines of
code.  Why not?

Tim Rightnour <>
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