Installer (WAS: RE: next net release preview)

DJ Delorie
Thu Feb 24 13:04:00 GMT 2000

> (1) What is the target timeframe for having something created?

The new net release system allows us to add/replace packages as
needed, so effectively there is no timeframe.

> (2) What is expected/needed of an installer?

Everything, of course ;-)

The basics are:

* needs to let user select what is to be installed and where (the new
  release is multi-package).

* needs to run mount.exe to set up initial mounts per user selections
  (text vs binary, root, etc).

* needs to hook into the add/remove program system.

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