Graphical installer in Breezy

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Mon Apr 11 06:08:40 CDT 2005

On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 12:56:43AM -0400, David Walker wrote:
> I have been hacking around on GTK framebuffer coding recently and find 
> it to be quite simple.  I also have been working on making a GTK 
> interface for the debian-installer in my free time.  It is not all 
> there, but some of the features are.

Great - I'd love to see patches.

(Especially, I'd like to see a working gtk+/linux-fb package in Breezy
as soon as possible ...)

> A question, has there been any talk on creating a new installer.  Not 
> just a front-end for the debian-installer. 

I think that would be a poor idea, given that debian-installer is
*itself* a new installer and that we've put a lot of work into it.


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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