From: Stan Green <Stan@MComputerSolutions.com> - 2005-01-25 01:47:32
I've been using DL for some time now. I don't do much with it as it just =
without much care and feeding. I am running a very old version, 0.50, at =
point so I started thinking I should upgrade. I'm thinking the older vers=
may have some holes that need to patching.=20
In looking at the 1.2.2 release I noticed a major change, from my point o=
view, in how DL is configured. In the old version you could set what soft=
was installed when the system booted. This was in /etc/sysconfig/software=
This was one of the reasons I went with DL in the first place. I very muc=
like the ability to have a minimal system running. I only want a basic=20
firewall, not a general purpose server. The new version seems to be missi=
I have some questions related to this:
1) Why was this concept removed?
2) What would it take to put it back in?
3) Could I do a custom build that only included the packages I need? The=20
DL-build-config file seems to point to this.
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