[RFC] SRS Section 2
jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Feb 1 10:20:14 PST 2005
jamie bennett wrote:
> Quoting Jeremy Huntwork <jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org>:
>>alfs will support the following concepts :
>> * Complete separation of a backend server daemon which carries
>>out the specific tasks and a frontend client that initiates the
>> * Validation of profiles before any other actions take place.
>> * Downloading and checking of packages from both local and
>> * Dependency resolution to ensure a package never gets
>>installed unless it has its dependencies satisfied.
>> * A comprehensive and informational logging system.
>> * A package uninstallation feature.
>> * Allow support for different clients.
>> * Ability to handle conditional executions.
> I remember writing this bit on the original SRS and I feel that the goals are
> admirable ones. Apart from dependancy resolution and uninstallation, the rest
> are pretty straight forward to implement. Uninstallation is the one that needs
> some thinking about though.
> -- Jamie
I think that is where the logging DTD that Kevin started will really
come in handy. If we do it right, the log should have all changes made
to a box during a profile run.
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