highos at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Mar 4 01:48:30 PST 2002
On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 09:16:38AM -0500, Seth W. Klein wrote:
> Both pages mention "options", not "parameters".
> I don't see the use in them. I suppose one might build all packages now
> but install them later for some reason i can't think of, but current build
> tools don't allow one to automatically execute *.setup,*.build now so one
> must select by hand anyway.
Hrm? I don't quite follow...
> Initially, i thought so. I've changed my mind. I can't imagine anyone
> typing profiles for several hundred packages (all my new profiles are
> filtered from templates) so it wouldn't save much typing and it would
> reduce readability because one must remember the dir setting.
Yeah, i've been thinking the same way. Perhaps using the dir tag the
way we are right now is redundant, however i don't think we gain that
much while making this change.
> I like the <info> element.
Yes, i do believe everyone likes this change.
Jesse Tie-Ten-Quee ( highos at linuxfromscratch dot org )
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