[Gtkradiant] setup v2 (was lokisetup for dummies)

Ignacio Castaņo gtkradiant@zerowing.idsoftware.com
Thu, 05 Feb 2004 19:50:07 +0100

> I had some time to consider what I'd like to see in a new version of
> setup. Spent a few hours putting together a framework.
> SVN repo: https://zerowing.idsoftware.com:666/setup/trunk/
> https://zerowing.idsoftware.com:666/setup-files/ for a tarball
> See the README for all the details
> https://zerowing.idsoftware.com:666/setup/trunk/README
> The main approach I'm taking here is that the installer code doesn't have
> to be bundled with the setup. It can be provided as a generic system,
> installed through .rpm or .deb, which all setups will use, being mostly
> data files. Smaller setups, less ABI issues..
> The current code is proof of concept. It runs through a basic text UI and
> mimics a real session. Looking forward to feedback and discussing the
> design. My approach needs to have enough followers to become worthy of
> having the core setup packages installed on all distributions.

Looks good, I will test it after my exams with a small game that I've 
been working on and send you some feedback.

Ignacio Castaņo