packages dir

Bryan Dumm bdumm at
Wed Jan 10 08:24:15 PST 2001

On Wednesday 10 January 2001 21:14, you wrote:
> On January 10, 2001 01:59 am, Bryan Dumm wrote:
> > have the user or alfs setup the
> >
> > <!ENTITY packages_dir "/your/lfs/lfs-sources" >
> >
> > and then just put everything there. As it is outside
> > LFS's dir structure so it won't affect/be affected
> > by anything, and it is accessible to both the normal
> > distro and the chroot enviroment...
> remind the user somehow that when alfs is done, the tarballs need to be
> copied to $LFS/usr/src/lfs-sources or something similar, so the user has
> access to the tarballs when you reboot (well the user can also just mount
> the partition after a reboot that contians those tarballs)

yea since it is on the root / of $LFS, we don't have to do anything as when
they boot it will just be /lfs-sources. If they wanted to move it afterwards 
they could, but the need isn't there....


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