[lokisetup] lokisetup for dummies

grant williamson traxtopel at fastmail.fm
Fri Jan 2 18:26:19 EST 2004

Thanks Chunky,
	I figured it out by myself, I like the tip on how to extract someone
elses. Thats handy.

On Fri, 2004-01-02 at 22:38, Chunky Kibbles wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 11:37:56AM +0000, grant williamson wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 	I am a newbie to using the loki installer. I am familliar with rpm &
> > makeself. 
> > 
> > Anyone have a nice set of detailed instructions to build a package.
> Basically, no.
> Grab loki_setup, and loki_setupdb from CVS on i.o
> Build them [setupdb first].
> You'll find an "image" dir in loki_setup. It contains the bits you
> need for the platform you're on. [and some example pieces, IIRC].
> Notably, it's what you either burn to a CD or turn into a makeself
> archive.
> Now go download a recent installer made by someone else, extract it
> with ./blah.run --target=/tmp/blah
> Anything Ryan's released on icculus.org is probably a good example.
> And nosey about. Compare setup.data/setup.xml with the README.xml file
> in loki_setup.
> README.xml is kept up to date, it's your reference guide.
> Take the suck-it-and-see approach to working out how to use it. If you
> run into any problem, you can ask either on this list, on in
> #icculus.org on irc.freenode.net
> Hope that was of some help,
> Gary (-;
grant williamson <traxtopel at fastmail.fm>

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