Designing an operating system installer can be a fairly daunting and complex
task.  There are a myriad of ways to install a computer including installing
a set of packages, a set of files (such as from a tarball) or even straight
bit-for-bit disk imaging. 

Ultimately, however, each one of those installation methods have a number of
different pieces of common configuration data, such as network address
settings, mouse and keyboard settings or even file partitioning schemes. is not a system installer, but rather it is an object class
with methods which provide a uniform way of describing how to install a
system.  Ultimately you can use one of the SysConfig classes such as
SysConfig::Kickstart or SysConfig::XML which will describe all of the bits of
system configuration necessary to get an installer up and running.


Written by Patrick Devine, (c) 2001
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This set of modules uses MakeMaker, so you can use the normal method of
installing a perl module:

	perl Makefile.PL
	make test
	make install