[RFC] Another LFS profile diversion :-)

Thomas Pegg thomasp at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Feb 6 10:12:06 PST 2005


Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> Thomas Pegg wrote:
> 
>> Although one could argue that it would be unecessary since we have a 
>> wget script to download all the packages at once, or the packages 
>> tarball for stable releases. But I still think it's a worthwhile 
>> addition.
> 
> 
> It's more useful for those of us that are building unstable/testing 
> systems, and want to just pull down the new packages that are needed, 
> rather than run through an entire wget run to get them :-) Then again, 
> the official profile doesn't even do package downloads, so I'm not sure 
> we should put this in there...

Support could be added though, if I'm not mistaken nALFS won't try to 
download if the package already exists.

-- 
Thomas
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