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Dieter Plaetinck
Day Sunday
Room H.1302
Capacity 200
Start time 11:00
End time 12:00
Duration 01:00
Track CrossDistro devroom

Can we build a simple, cross-distribution installation framework?

First, this talk will entail the philosophy behind the shellscript-based Arch Linux installation framework (AIF), as well as some implementation information and lessons learned.

Second, I want to initiate a discussion on how multiple distributions could work together maintaining an installation framework following a "keep it simple" philosophy, and how feasible it would be to do so. In my experience, quite some necessities, issues and features are distribution-independent. Specific distributions could be supported with plugins or feature branches.

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