how will 'package-management' be implemented?

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Apr 14 12:49:14 PDT 2004


Reinhard wrote:

> The idea I had for the handling of BLFS-packages is this:
> 
> - you run the script against the book, wich produces a text-file, with the 
> packages and a short description of the packages (one line for one package)
> 
> - you edit that file, deleting all but the lines of the packages, you like to 
> install.
> 
> - you rerun the script, which now checks the dependencies and produces a 
> profile with just your selection plus the packages needed for 
> dependency-resolution.

There is a much better solution than this, which I will detail in 
another response to this thread.



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