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Re: Web based interface for custom spins



Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-06-10 at 13:25 +0200, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
>> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>> Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
>>>
>>>> True, although our scope is not beyond any RPM/YUM driven systems.
>>>> Neither is livecd-tool's or pungi's, afaik. 
>>> Beyond RPM based systems in the sense that, anyone with a web browser
>>> can do respins of Fedora. I wasn't talking about porting Revisor to
>>> other package management systems.
>>>
>> Like I said, a web-interface would be the best solution to enable
>> non-RPM/YUM driven systems to do repins (not just Fedora respins, again,
>> all RPM/YUM driven distros).
> 
> What about having the web-based interface generate a set of scripts that
> could be used to pull down the packages (with wget or curl, and using
> mirrormanager for the package base), create the administrivial files
> (initrd, modules.cgz, etc.), and create the .iso (with mkisofs et al)?
> That way all they'd need is tools that are available on any distro (I'm
> sure we can toss rpm2cpio.sh in). Heck, they might even be able to do it
> under cygwin.
> 
> 

It wouldn't make sense to me to do things this way. Basically, we have
the application in place, all it needs is a web interface to get some
configuration file or settings, and trigger the build. It sounds simpler
then it is though ;-)

Kind regards,

Jeroen van Meeuwen
-kanarip


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