bdumm waves a flag was(Re: make install watcher)

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Wed Jan 10 13:08:28 PST 2001

On January 10, 2001 12:50 am, atark at wrote:
> Is the only downside to installchecker/installwatch is that the output
> is not formatted to our liking? It should not be that hard to hack it
> and get what we are looking for, although it is another package that
> would be needed to add to LFS and/or ALFS.  Another issue, is it going
> to catch when LFS/ALFS moves files around after "make install".  If I
> get a chance I'll try and take a look at it in the next day or so,
> unless someone else gets to it first.

Yes, if you run this, installwatch will catch moving the files around:
installwatch mv LFS/usr/bin/bash $LFS/bin

That means every single command we execute must be preceeded by 
'installwatch' so it can trap any operation that's done.

Gerard Beekmans

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