DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2008-03
Re: Pre-Alpha patch for a LiveCD with GUI... What next?
: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
* Linux emulation
* Open Office (linux version)
I'd also suggest some image editing tools like gimp, and maybe the KDE