Is FTP install broken?

Philip J. Koenig pjklist at
Wed Apr 18 08:01:08 UTC 2007

On 17 Apr 2007 at 17:18, Kris Kennaway boldly uttered: 

> On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 01:45:44PM -0700, Philip J. Koenig wrote:
> > Re: Kris's assertion, I guess I could have lived with that if it 
> > weren't for the fact that the installer doesn't give you any clue of 
> > this.
> > 
> > Thought I was going to avoid the time to download and burn a couple 
> > of CD's, and now it's sucked up way more of my time than making those 
> > CD's ever would have...
> > 
> > Thanks for the answers/input.
> No special casing happens for the snapshot builds, i.e. sysinstall is
> not specially modified to disable the FTP install option.
> It should be mentioned in the documentation; but for all I know it
> already is :)
> Kris

Well I looked at all the docs I could find and nothing stood out. 

(BTW, there are still some other user interface errors in sysinstall, 
ie things that lead to unexpected results, but I can't remember 
specifics now.)

Philip J. Koenig                                       
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