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

  • From: Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 16:58:31 +0200

On 2010-04-26 at 00:59:49 [+0200], Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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.

I guess so.

> >> #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?

For what reason?

CU, Ingo

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