[arch-general] AIF-NG (feedback/Request for Comments)
bts at square-r00t.net
Sun May 7 19:05:18 UTC 2017
Some of you may remember AIF (Arch Installation Framework). However, the
project is dead () and has been for quite some time.
Being that most major distributions have a way of installing their
distribution in an unattended manner/via PXE:
-Debian (and derivatives, incl. Ubuntu): preseed
-RHEL/CentOS/SuSE (and derivatives): kickstart (cobbler, etc.)
I felt that Arch would benefit from something similar. As such, I have
written AIF-NG. It's written in python 3 and uses an XML-driven
configuration (see the documentation for details).
I would welcome feedback on this (preferably via my bugtracker unless
it happens to be discussion-oriented), as I'd like to get it mature
enough to propose it for inclusion in the official Arch install media
(currently for this to be supported, that would only require two things:
the "python" and "aif" (or "aif-git") packages, which can be found on
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