Chapter4 profile

Simon Perreault nomis80 at
Fri Oct 6 21:05:58 PDT 2000

> Hrm, interesting scenario, i just don't see the profile as a scripting
> language (which is one way someone could look at it, which is wrong,
> imho)

Right, I didn't think about this issue. I agree that a profile shouldn't
be a script.

> Can you give me a package/real-world situation where we would need this?

Hum. Can't think of any, nope. Maybe the installation of the manpages, but
I wouldn't be sure.

> I would like to ditch the hole loop idea for now, as the first profile
> will be LFS and it doesn't need it (first time around it's only proof of
> concept anyways, lots of things to work out), allthough keep it on the
> TODO for further discussion and looking into.

Yeah, you're right. Version 1 of the standard shouldn't include loops. If
we see the need later, we can always add them in. Maybe sometime we'll all
jump up from our chairs, screaming: "WE NEED LOOPS!!!"

...Fruit Loops. dammit, I had to say it. :)

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