Wubi status

ago agostino.russo at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 00:23:18 GMT 2009

Thanks Evan,

I have opted for the second route, there is already a max_iso_size
option in isolist.ini, so I am using that

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 2:23 PM, Evan Dandrea <evand at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> I'm moving this to ubuntu-installer, as we really should have any Wubi
> discussions there.
> I started working on integrating the new python-based Wubi into my
> local branch of cdimage, and I just realized that we have a bit of a
> problem.  As you recall, we disabled Wubi on the DVD as it required a
> large amount of space and computing time to use with a large disc.  We
> accomplished this by removing Wubi.exe from the DVD and code in umenu
> that disabled the Wubi option if the executable was not present on the
> CD.  However, we now have umenu merged into Wubi as the --cdmenu
> option and there's seemingly no way with the current code to disable
> the Wubi option from the umenu page.
> I see two options here.
> One, we add a --no-wubi option to Wubi, that implies --cdmenu and
> disables the Wubi button.  The problem with this is that users will
> still be able to run Wubi from the DVD if they browse the filesystem
> or if the autorun file fails or they have autorun disabled.
> Two, we add code to Wubi to check if the medium it's running from is
> larger than 1G, and if so, run the umenu page and disable the Wubi
> button, which can be overridden by a --force-wubi option.
> Thoughts?
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