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Re: /etc/setup/setup.cfg ?
John Morrison wrote:
>> From: Igor Pechtchanski
>> There have been bits of persistent state that people wanted to store
>> for setup. I'm proposing an Xdefaults-style setup.cfg in
>> /etc/setup. If we compile a list of things to go in there, I could
>> write a parser for it (I don't think it merits yacc, like the one
>> for setup.ini :-D).
> Think that's a good idea, but you'd only be able to parse it if
> a) the registry as / mounted and (or)
> b) the path to install cygwin has been entered :)
I think that is acceptable.
> BTW, apart from colours, what would you store? Whether the users
> been asked if they want shortcuts?
Yes, that is a prime example.
Also, allowing the user to set persistent defaults:
* Disable antivirus
* Install Type
* Proxy settings
and maybe even the option to skip across pages entirely.