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Re: An easy-to-install Hurd distribution

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: An easy-to-install Hurd distribution
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 20:19:22 +0100
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On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 10:30:56AM -0800, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 02:29:34PM -0500, Neal H Walfield wrote:
> > So the tool was good for about 100 people, who were hackers anyway.  Did
> > you waste time?  Maybe.  However, the time would have been, IMHO, a lot
> > better spent helping the other efforts to get the hurd to a point were
> > the ``easy installer'' can be written easily.
> The one disagreement I have is that some of us don't feel qualified to 
> write Hurd code, but might feel qualified to write an installer. =)

This is not on our task list. On our task list is modifying the Debian
installer until it works on the Hurd.

People who are interested in improving the Debian installer should join, where this is discussed. I think it is a
wonderful idea to do this.


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