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Re: sysinst with Lua support
Am 03.11.13 16:02, schrieb Alan Barrett:
> On Sun, 03 Nov 2013, Marc Balmer wrote:
>> Indeed. I just tried to build the atari port with Lua enabled, it
>> failes because of teh size. So for now we could turn off Lua for
>> these ports, but we run into a big problem if sysinst one day requires
>> Lua. So I think it is better to try to shrink sysinst already now, so
>> that it still fits on the install floppy.
> Some ports use a floppy format that allows the image to be split over
> many floppies. The format is called ustarfs, and is based on a split
> tar archive. Some of the code to build the floppies is in
> Those ports that do not already use Makefile.tarfloppy could be changed
> to do so. The ports that already use Makefile.tarfloppy might need the
> number of floppies to be incremented.
Thanks for the clarification. So the affected ports should eventually
be changed to this floppy format. At the moment, the following ports
are affected: atari, x68k. Maybe more, I did not build all of them. I
will probably send a word of warning to the maintainers of these ports,
so that they can look into this, in case this should ever get committed
(not today and not tomorrow...).
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