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From Joachim Müller <joac...@wemove.com>
Subject Re: 2.0.1 release
Date Fri, 13 Jan 2006 15:38:03 GMT
Hi.

Please correct me but one major point against izpack: it does not
support a console mode. A GUI is not always available, especially in
(unix/linux) server enviroments.

Joachim

Ate Douma wrote:
> David Sean Taylor wrote:
>> We are getting pretty close to being ready for a 2.0.1 bug fix release.
>> (As usual, iron man Randy is doing all the work :))
>>
>> I wanted to get your opinions on the current installer
>> Is it good enough for the 2.0.1 release, or do we want to move (back)
>> to izpack for 2.0.1
> 
> Well, I've put in some time trying to fix and improve the current
> ant-installer.
> I don't think it competes with izpack feature wise, and its kinda buggy
> and instable too.
> So, I personally gave up on ant-installer after several frustrating hours.
> 
> But, while izpack provides all these neat features we might want or need
> to use like hooking
> in our own (extended) panels, it'll take some time to get there.
> I already started out with this, but got side-tracked the last weeks.
> 
> So, maybe we should stick with ant-installer for just the 2.0.1 bug fix
> release, and
> for 2.1 go for izpack.
> 
> If anyone else with izpack experience wants to step up though and write
> a neat installer
> for 2.0.1, be my guest :-)
> 
> I think I still have a few small fixes to apply to the ant-installer
> configuration, and
> I will look into that soon.
> 
> Ate
> 
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