[RFC] LFS profile textdump-to-config conversion

Greg Newton greg.newton at optusnet.com.au
Sun Feb 6 20:17:46 PST 2005

>--- Original Message ---
>From: "Kevin P. Fleming" <kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org>
>To: ALFS Discussion and Development List <alfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
>Date: 2/7/05 11:05:16 AM
Here is the list of files that the LFS profile creates that are

>candidates for extraction from the XML and placement into a
>"template" directory:
>There are two issues that I'm aware of:
>- Currently the grub menu.lst file gets built incorporating
>"LFS-version" and "linux-version" entities, but that would no
longer be 
>the case. The simple solution is to manually update the skeleton

>menu.lst file whenever these entities are changed in general.ent,
>that's a maintenance burden. The _simpler_ solution is to just
>incorporating the version info into menu.lst, but that's not
as helpful 
>to the end user.

Why not retain those particular entities and use them to sed
the template 'menu.lst' file (prepared with placemarker patterns)
before copying to its final destination?

Greg  |;^)

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