[lokisetup] Thoughts on multi CD things

Stephane Peter megastep at megastep.org
Thu Oct 3 14:07:15 EDT 2002

Yes, that's why I added a similar feature in Makeself (--copy) ;)

On Thu, 2002-10-03 at 10:11, Chunky Kibbles wrote:
> Hiya,
> I just received my copy of UnrealI from Tuxgames, and he does
> something neat to get the first CD out [the one with the makeself
> installer on it] to get the other CD in:
> He has a script on the cd, /a la/ setup.sh, but instead looks like:
> cp ./unreali-install.run /tmp
> cd /tmp
> umount /mnt/cdrom
> (sh ./unreali-install.run)
> rm ./unreali-install.run
> Which you then execute with "cd /mnt/cdrom;source ./setup"
> It may seem altogether silly, but it's completely shell-agnostic
> and does all that complicated moving-stuff-about-stuff for you.
> [That's not exactly it - I'm doing it vaguely from memory as I don't
> have the CD on hand]
> Anyways. Just a couple thoughts on hacks you can use to get around that
> annoying can't-eject-CD thing.
> Gary (-;
Stephane Peter
Sr. Software Engineer
Codehost, Inc.

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