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9.0 installer sources

Discussion in 'FreeBSD Development' started by techtonik, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. techtonik

    techtonik New Member

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    One of the requests on the current 9.0 RC3 page is testing the new installer. There is a bug I've find a bug that installer doesn't calculate the necessary amount of inodes prior to installing / unpacking - http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=28620

    I have a free 15 minutes to take a look at new installer sources, but can't find them - SVN browser doesn't have a search feature and release pages don't give any links to new installer entrypoint page.
     
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    SirDice Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Thanks. For some reason I thought that new installer will be Python based, but no.
     
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    It can't. Perl used to be part of the base OS but that got removed and moved to ports quite some time ago. Python was never a part of the base OS. Scripts that are part of the base OS therefor must always be shell scripts.
     
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