Programming language

James Robertson jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Feb 1 10:58:16 PST 2005


jamie bennett wrote:
> Quoting James Robertson <jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org>:
> 
>>If we chose C for at least the daemon, then we don't have to add a
>>dependancy (really another package) to a base LFS (or in our case the
>>LiveCD) to do the building.  On the converse, one could argue that we
>>already require libXML2, wget and curl so what is one more!
> 
> You obviously haven't looked at the development tool as it stands now in svn
> then have you ;) It relies on more libaries than just a base LFS + libXML2. Oh
> and wget and curl aren't required for nALFS to work.

Usually helps if I read my own docs!

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/alfs/view/user/preface/prerequisites.html

has a bunch of deps.  Do we really require them all?  Have I missed 
something?  What can go?  How can we manage the turning-on-and-off of 
featurs by dep?

Thanks
James



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