setup alternatives

Jason Pyeron
Wed Jun 22 15:59:00 GMT 2005

On Mon, 2 May 2005 Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, May 02, 2005 at 12:57:18PM -0700, Sean McMahon wrote:
> > <snip> My question as I've
> >asked before is, can or is someone working on improving accessibility
> >of setup.exe for those of us who have to use windows via a screenreader
> >and keyboard.  Many of the buttons and controlls do not get focus and
> >can't be opperated in the normal manner.
> <snip>
> Are you aware of a setup-like program out there which "gets it right" as
> far as UI is concerned?  It would be nice to transition to an
> open-sources alternative which was actively supported.

yes, rpm and up2date.

I was thinking this morning about writing a script to parse the setup.ini 
and generate some no-src RPMs.

It would be better if the RPMs were generated from src so dependencies 
could be created 'properly'.

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