new sysinstall

Robert Garrett rg70 at
Sun Aug 31 04:26:19 PDT 2003

Matthew Dillon wrote:

>     Woa.  That was weird.  Sorry about the From: line.  In anyacse,
>     when I posted the 'sh' idea I totally forgot that we have php4
>     available, and some truely powerful things can be done in php4.
>     I believe that the actual backend control... installation of rc
>     variables, starting and restarting subsystems, and so forth, should
>     still be done by the RCNG scripts.  The more I think about it though
>     the more I like the idea of using PHP4, Apache, Lynx and/or a
>     graphical browser as the basis for the user installation code.
> -Matt
> Matthew Dillon
> <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> :    Also, we could use php4 to drive the installation process and have it
> :    run scripts and access a temporary (or whatever) database.
> :
> :-Matt
> :
That is a truly interesting idea, teach RCNG how to configure the system
There are the modules I have been talking about :) web server and browser
for user interface, hmm xml between the two maybe?    


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