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Re: my attempt at really terse docs for building a custom distro



On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, John wrote:

> On Tue, 7 Jan 2003, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> 
> > Add, delete, replace RPMs under RedHat/RPMS.
> > **** Branding your distribution
> >   As it stands, if you modify the stock Red Hat distro, it's 
> > probably a good idea to brand it with a name other than "Red
> > Hat".  
> > 
> >   Once you pick a cool, new name, you can rebrand by installing
> > the anaconda src RPM, hacking the source, changing all references
> > to "Red Hat" to your new name, rebuilding that RPM, and replacing
> > the stock anaconda RPM with it.  Details to follow at the end for 
> > the more ambitious.
> > 
> 
> There was a fairly lengthy discussion about this matter on this list
> very recently. You'd do well to read it.

please, dear god, i was part of that in the early phase, and i don't
want to start it all over again.

i have every intention of adding a section on how to re-brand a
custom distro to give it a new name and remove all copyrighted
material, as a recent poster pointed out.

let's not go there, for everyone's sake. :-)

rday







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