Pre-Alpha patch for a LiveCD with GUI... What next?
sdavtaker at gmail.com
Thu Mar 6 09:50:09 PST 2008
Cool Sascha :-)
I just posted about this 1 or 2 days ago in the SOC project ideas thread.
Want to mentor this one? ;-)
On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 2:28 PM, Matthew Dillon
<dillon at apollo.backplane.com> wrote:
> :Hi all,
> :this is probably as good a moment as any to come out of the forest with
> :this. The patch at
> :adds some code to nrelease/ to build a LiveCD with xorg and so on
> :(currently, only the xorg metapackages and fluxbox are added). In order
> :to build one, you need a local dir with the pkgsrc binary packages (see
> :The following commands should then do the trick:
> It looks reasonable, though the package copy has to be tightened
> up a bit I think.
> :installed, so a system can be quickly setup by the installer (which will
> :cpdup /usr/pkg). Or should it be a more specialized set of tools? Or
> :even as many packages as possible (Live DVD?). Etc., etc.
> :Before continuing on it, I'm really interested in people's input so
> :don't hold anything back, please. :)
> I think this is an excellent time to work up a DVD build and to
> add various 'flavor' extras. So, e.g.:
> make installer gui gui_extras release dvd
> (All 'dvd' would do is generate a dvd compatible image for burning to
> dvd instead of cd). I did a quick perusal of what I have on my
> * X
> * Firefox
> * Linux emulation
> * Open Office (linux version)
> * fvwm2
> * xpdf
> * freetype2
> I'd also suggest some image editing tools like gimp, and maybe the KDE
> gui suite.
> Matthew Dillon
> <dillon at backplane.com>
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