1.2.4 moving to trunk + a patch

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Nov 30 05:14:53 PST 2004

Jamie Bennett wrote:

>If nobody has any objections I will be moving the 1.2.4 branch of nALFS
>to trunk tomorrow. This will enable us to :-
>	o have a stable and _working_ trunk again.
>	o enable the current outstanding bug fixes to be done
>	  and committed.
>	o find out where trunk went wrong i.e. diff the current 
>	  trunk against 1.2.4 and add in the changes slowly until
>	  everything works as expected.
>If I don't hear anything against this in the next 24 hours I'll do the
>As a side note, disabling of digest checking was mentioned as a bit of a
>show-stopper with people sed'ding out the md5 from profiles. I've
>attached a patch that applies to 1.2.4 which will add the -d or
>--disable-digest option which will skip md5 checking. It will be applied
>to trunk after the swap has taken place.
Jamie, thanks for your work on this. We should put something in the 
profile REAMDEs showing how to use the new flag if you want to disable 
the digests.

Jeremy Huntwork

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