nALFS Patch - nALFS-1.1.8-rootfix.patch (0/1)

James Robertson jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Nov 3 06:11:57 PST 2003


Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> David Wheeler wrote:
> 
>> OH, I hadntt thought of anyone relying on that.  I had done this 
>> because the dtd docs say the equivalent bash script
>> for the root element is "/usr/sbin/chroot /mnt/lfs /static/bin/env
>> -i..." (the -i flag clears the environment).  This is also the same
>> command used in the LFS book - which is the only place I can think of
>> that it would matter.
> 
> 
> That's a darn good point David; that means either the "syntax doc" is 
> incorrect or nALFS is incorrect. I wasn't around when the ALFS syntax 
> was created so I can't venture a guess, but I'd say at this point that 
> the syntax doc will likely have to be changed to match nALFS rather than 
> the other way around.
> 

We should not change the dtd doc.  It is supposed to be implementation 
agnostic.  We can put notes in it for a "quirk" in an implementation's 
handling of something if we need to.  Has anyone bugzilla'd this?

James

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