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Re: SEUL: available software

Gabriel Krabbe writes:
> the package selection (dselect) is very well structured; placed behind an
> option "custom". add on reasonable defaults (a little overkill isn't
> _too_ bad, as long as no conflicts are introduced) for a "basic" and an
> "advanced" (or similar) option, and the install is done.

I'm not too pleased with dselect myself, but the deity project is working
on a replacement.  In any case, dselect is just a front end for dpkg: we
could write our own.

> main difficulty with debian is, imnsho, the need for 7 disks. my vote
> goes to convincing the debian team to reduce this to one disk...

Already done in Debian 1.3 (just released).

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