"Unpacking" steps in profiles with patches

Hui Zhou zhouhui at wam.umd.edu
Sat Jul 3 20:55:50 PDT 2004

On Sat, Jul 03, 2004 at 07:49:26PM -0700, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
>Patching (which can include search_replace editing)
>Installing bootscript and configuration (for BLFS)
>And of course whatever else any particular profile needs. There has been 
>a request on IRC to split Installing into Building/Installing, but I'm 
>not sure that would be worth the effort. If you all feel it would be, we 
>can add it to the list.

I would like to mention my practice. I use the following stages:

Unpack  (include patching)
Config  (./configure or anything before `make')
Build   (make)
Check   (optional `make check')
Install (make install)
PostInstall (cp, ln and package configuration)

Hui Zhou

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