[Gtkradiant] setup v2 (was lokisetup for dummies)
Thu, 05 Feb 2004 13:25:45 -0600
Well don't be mistaken about what is done and what is not there. I have
the general design done, but it's missing all the dogfood code that
makes it work. For instance it won't actually copy any files, that kind
Ignacio Castaņo wrote:
>> 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
>> The main approach I'm taking here is that the installer code doesn't
>> 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
>> 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.