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Re: system-splash.png and derivatives



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Jeremy Katz wrote:

> Eventually, we need to sit down and probably rework the entire way that
> upd-instroot works.  It's getting to be pretty crufty :)  That's not
> going to happen for FC5, though.  
> 
Yes, much of the anaconda build process is crufty - someone should have
been censured for calling shell scripts from a high level programming
language with excellent data structure support....

While unlikely to win any converts here, YAST is a much more technically
coherent solution with an excellent C++ framework - it's also recently
been open sourced ;)

>I went ahead and did the quick change
> so that a package named 'system-logos' is acceptable also.  Hopefully
> that should help a bit.
>

Unfortunately, the renaming the package doesn't buy us anything.  We
have distro's for bastion-logos, gamut-logos, enchant-logos etc etc -
all with differently branded/logo'd installers.  buildinstall needs to
determine which of these we might be building simply from the RPM's
we've placed into the RPMS directory and generated the hdlist from,
hence using the %{PROVIDES} tag.

I guess we could try symbolically linking our *-logos to system-logos,
but in addition to being highly obtuse, I suspect something will vomit
somewhere.

Alan

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