On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 07:51:05PM +0100, Adam Williamson wrote:
One angle on this that didn't get pointed out, I guess because
team apparently isn't reading, is that at least one person on the
anaconda team - I forget who - hates liveinst with a passion and has
been proposing forever to kill it and replace it with a choice on the
live image boot menu between 'boot a live desktop' and 'install' (which
would run anaconda in a locked-down environment, just like on the DVD /
netinst). If that plan were to actually happen it would kinda supersede
all the other suggestions, I think.
There's more than one of us I think :)
Brian, is the above actually likely to happen in any near-future
timeframe? Or is it just one of those 'wouldn't it be nice if...'
Not for F17. Maybe for F18 if I can figure out a way to do it that
wouldn't confuse the heck out of everyone already using live to do their
The reason why I dislike liveinst is that by launching it from a running
system the environment setup for it isn't as consistent as when it is
run from a DVD or netinst.iso install environment. This results in odd
bugs related to liveinst that don't show up in the normal install path.
Brian C. Lane | Anaconda Team | IRC: bcl #anaconda | Port Orchard, WA (PST8PDT)