[lokisetup] text installs with components are broken

Timothee Besset ttimo at idsoftware.com
Sun Mar 10 16:33:21 EST 2002

Well .. this would be for a version 2.0 I suppose, cause it would be
nearly a full rewrite. The problem is that the state machine depends on
the UI too. In text mode you prompt for more things individually etc.


On Sun, 10 Mar 2002 14:41:29 -0500 (EST)
"Ryan C. Gordon" <icculus at clutteredmind.org> wrote:

> > As I had discussed with Stephane some time ago, I am adding some code to
> > use per-component eula items. The problem is that in 1.6.1 it looks like
> > the text mode installation will fail if there are components (segfaults).
> > I'm not sure wether I'm gonna try to look it up, or implement that
> > directly at option level instead of component.
> Obviously, as a segfault, we should fix this, but I think that we should
> start discussing how to decouple the interface from the implementation. I
> feel like gtk_ui and the text-based ui are actually separate applications
> that kinda-sorta-not-really do the same thing. Ideally there should be
> interface-independent code that does the install stuff, and calls into the
> front ends to interact with the user.
> This would also let us get a Qt front end on there eventually, or a win32
> version, blahblahblah.
> --ryan.

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