A bad thing about ALFS in c

Matthias Benkmann matthias at winterdrache.de
Wed Nov 7 10:53:46 PST 2001

On 6 Nov 2001, at 21:58, John Schmerge wrote:

> Guys,
>     I'm sorry to keep this thread alive, but let me actually make the point
> that my code blurbs were attempting to make. If you are going to write an
> ALFS backend in C, you are pretty much commiting yourself to writing your
> own shell interpreter...

I don't really understand where the problem is. I've just glanced at the 
XML profile for lfs-3.0 and I don't see any shell code that has to be 
interpreted. Just plain commands that you would execute via exec(). Where 
does the shell come in?


God is real, unless declared integer.

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