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Re: archive-installer backend

On Tue, Jul 05, 2011 at 10:57:41AM -0400, Will Woods wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-07-05 at 09:56 +0300, Alexander Todorov wrote:
> > На  4.07.2011 04:31, Michael K. Johnson написа:
> > > Now that I have a working prototype, I thought I'd ask whether this
> > > is something that would be considered for upstream official anaconda.
> > >
> > 
> > 
> > +1 for the idea. This can be useful to QA teams in scenarios where the base 
> > install image is the same and various packages are then added and tested.
> > 
> > Could also be useful for backups/system restore functionality.
> I think anaconda can already install from a filesytem image using the
> '--image' flag. The advantage of filesystem images is that they can be
> written directly to the disk itself, so if done right it's even faster
> than installing from an archive.

--image is actually used to specify an image file as a *target* not as a
source so that wouldn't help in this case.

Brian C. Lane | Anaconda Team | IRC: bcl #anaconda | Port Orchard, WA (PST8PDT)

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