[Gtkradiant] setup v2 (was lokisetup for dummies)

Timothee Besset gtkradiant@zerowing.idsoftware.com
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 
of stuff.


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
>> 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.