DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-08
Re: new sysinstall
On Sat, 30 Aug 2003 19:50:02 -0700, 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.
Yes and PHP5 is going to be pretty sweet. I have played with it very
little and I love PHP5's new OOP stuff. :-)
> 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.
Very cool, you guys can check on m0n0wall. I like how he did it with
PHP4 and XML. ;-) About the browser, it would be nice if it's something
small and fast such as Opera, Dillo or so. Not sure about Opera's license
for include in the CD, thought.
> Matthew Dillon
> : Also, we could use php4 to drive the installation process and have it
> : run scripts and access a temporary (or whatever) database.
> : -Matt
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