[Installit-dev] InstallIt status report

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Mon Mar 13 22:46:10 CET 2006

Benedikt Meurer wrote:
>>>>Now for the actual reason to write this status report: It would be
>>>>nice if we could come together on #xfce-dev about two weeks before
>>>>the 4.4 release, so I can explain how developers can prepare their
>>>>packages for their mirrors (and the official Xfce InstallIt mirror,
>>>>of course). What do you think about this?
>>>I think its important to have one person that is responsible for
>>>building and maintaining the installer descriptions (plus a few
>>>dedicated people building the binary packages for the various
>>>supported platforms). If you let every developer do that on his own,
>>>it'll cause trouble.
>>Hm, right. I can't imagine anyone not being busy, so I think this will
>>be my part again. At least for this release. After that, I'd like to
>>hand this over to someone else.
> You're the only one right now who knows how the system works. :-)

BTW: Attached is a small patch, required to be able to start the thing
(not catching Python exception simply terminates that evil interpreter).

The main window looks nice on first sight. Tho I still have to see it
filled with actual content. :-)

doc/ is empty, and I'm too lazy to read Python code today. Is there
anything one can do currently to see more of the stuff in action?

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