svn commit: r209513 - in head: etc/mtree usr.sbin
yanefbsd at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 02:36:46 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 3:21 PM, Warner Losh <imp at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Author: imp
> Date: Thu Jun 24 22:21:47 2010
> New Revision: 209513
> URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/209513
> Bring in Kris Moore's pc-sysinstall shell script from PC-BSD. This
> shell script is the back end logic necessary for an installer. It
> contains both query routines to allow a front-end installer to present
> reasonable choices to the user and also action routines which allow
> the front end installer to put a FreeBSD distribution onto a disk. It
> supports installing onto the usual suspects, as well as advanced
> features like Mirroring, ZFS, Encryprion and GPT labels.
> While this is only the back-end of the installer, it can do unattended
> scripted installations. In PC-BSD's world view, all installations are
> scripted and all the front-end does is write the script. As such, it
> is useful in its own right.
> This has been extensively tested over the past several releases of
> PC-BSD. However, differences between that environment and FreeBSD
> suggest there will be a period of shake-out while those differences
> are discovered and corrected.
> A text-based front-end is in the works. For the GUI-based front-end,
> you can use the PC-BSD distribution.
> Kris' BSDcan paper on pc-sysinstall is linked off his talk on the
> BSDcan site:
> The man page is written by Josh Paetzel, and I wrote the Makefiles for
> the FreeBSD integration. Kris wrote the rest.
> This represents version r7010 in the PC-BSD repo.
> Submitted by: kris@
> Sponsored by: iX Systems
Maybe now would be a good time to introduce build tunables for
adding/removing pc-sysinstall and/or sysinstall, like pkg_install has?
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