wkb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Mon May 24 01:35:48 PDT 2004
On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 12:10:07AM -0700, Jordan K. Hubbard wrote:
> > and we all know what kind of war that starts. I personally think
> > freebsd should have its own installer under its own license.
> I think you sell the FreeBSD community a bit short. The issue is not
> GPL vs BSD, and if there were a good, generic installation framework
> that could be adapted to FreeBSD and was under the GPL, I don't think
> people would blink twice at it. The problem with the Linux installers
> isn't that they're GPL'd, it's that they're written to be very specific
> to the distribution they're installing and make a lot of assumptions
> about low-level Linux-specific partitioning methods and such.
Apart from that I have yet to see a Linux installer that does not make
me run for the hills..
sysinstall might not be it, but the Linux installers are by no means
better. IMO etc.
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