[haiku-development] Re: Attempts at #5481

  • From: Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 16:25:26 +0200

On 2010-04-23 at 15:11:49 [+0200], Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> While feeling sort of proud at the whopping commit of r36419, I wanted
> to try #5481 -- providing a mechanism for the user to opt-in on which
> source archives to install (eg from the CD).  Basically, the
> functionality of the expandable "> Show optional packages" view was
> being duplicated.
> 
> The patch is at a point where it appears to be visually functional.
> eg, running it from <generated>.  Though, I can't get it to display
> items in <source volume>/_packages_/ or <source volume>/_sources_/
> Is it simply a matter of dropping the archives in the respective
> directories or ...?

Forgot to mention that you should be able to create a _packages_ folder in 
the root of your Haiku boot volume to test the functionality. Actually it 
should work with any other volume, too, when you select it as source volume.

Best regards,
-Stephan

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