[hdt] [syslinux] [HDT] New release 0.5.0-beta3

Erwan Velu erwanaliasr1 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 08:28:16 PDT 2011


> It would be nice to have this included in syslinux 4.04 !

Hpa told me that we are mostly freezing the new code and I can understand

> That said, I have been testing this on several machines and have not
> identified any real problems yet.

Did you tried the dump code ? Is it useful for you ? What was your thoughts
about it ?

> There is one issue that has been repeated in the past related to refreshing
> of windows. I think if the background when clearing an area would be blue
> and not black, it would be less noticable.
> Also, if you go to eg. BIOS and then press TAB, it refreshes the screen,
> showing the BIOS window, but the main menu disappeared. Not a major problem.

Pierre, any thoughts on that ? IIRC, you did many tweak in this code.

> It would also be nice if exiting HDT would go back to the state of syslinux
> as it was, eg. if you started HDT from the menu, go back to the menu. I
> don't know if that is feasible though (maybe just reloading the config).
> Maybe syslinux needs a hook for this ?
Hum, I don't really what's feasible at this time, maybe hpa can hightlight
us on that. Peter any hint for me ?
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