New BSD Installer

Lars Engels lars.engels at
Tue Feb 14 17:28:05 UTC 2012

On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 04:15:17AM +1100, Ian Smith wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Feb 2012 15:32:51 +0000, Bruce Cran wrote:
>  > On 2/10/2012 7:47 PM, Alex Samorukov wrote:
>  > > I am highly against reverting. Old installer is not GPT aware and in fact
>  > > is unmaintained for a very long time.
>  > 
>  > That's not really correct: quite a lot of work was done on it last year.
> Indeed.  Was it you working on the updated sade(8) adding GPT and ZFS?
> <rant>
> I don't see it in terms of reverting.  Much other useful functionality 
> of sysinstall has yet to be reimplemented. 

What exactly are you missing?
There's sysutils/host-setup to configure your system like sysinstall
There's sade and I am working on a tool to browse and add packages from
the installation media and / or the ftp mirrors.
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