Re: The Road to Gone Home

Subject: Re: The Road to Gone Home
From: Dan Burcaw (
Date: Thu Apr 27 2000 - 15:36:49 MDT

> Cool, I have a few questions though:
> Is the installer written in python like the rest of your utilities?

Yes. :)
> How does it work, does it install Y first and then starts up the installer
> program?

A minimal version of Y is part of the installer ramdisk.

This isn't like X-based installers that are only graphical if you have a
CDROM (due to the pure size of the X servers)

> What do the separate modules do?

Each module is a component.. i.e.: mouse configuration. These modules
can be run standalone in your installed system as well as part of the


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