[haiku-development] Re: Q: Modifying InstallSourceArchive behavior

  • From: Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2010 22:59:49 +0000

On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 21:44, Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx> wrote:
> So far only Axel has voiced an opinion on whether the sources need to be
> installable via Installer at all ("No.") and I tend to agree. Following that
> thought, it would be fully sufficient to put the source archives anywhere on 
> the CD
> image where they can be found by the user, if desired, and where the 
> Installer does
> ignore them.

Would changing develop/sources/ to _sources_/ and adding that as
another of Installer's ignored directory be ok? For some reason adding
develop/sources/ as the ignored directory seems, odd.

>> #5785 is probably invalid already (though, i'm not sure how Installer
>> automagically handles the isCDPackages from the build system)
> I'm still fond of the idea to get rid of the ISO9660 image completely in 
> favor of
> anyboot images. This would also make the "CD package" mechanism superfluous.

For R1 A2, would using the ISO9660 for just the to-be-sold &
physically distributed CD's be ok?


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