[RFC] LFS profile textdump-to-config conversion

Greg Newton greg.newton at optusnet.com.au
Mon Feb 7 00:45:49 PST 2005


Kevin P. Fleming wrote:

> Greg Newton wrote:
>
>> 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?
>
>
> I considered that... but it would mean coming up with some new syntax 
> for incorporating those elements into the template file (and then 
> documenting it <G>).
>
> I'm not opposed to that option, if that's what the group decides we 
> should do.


I suppose you could just leave the entity substitutions the way they are 
which would lead to some pretty ugly sed expressions in 
{search_replace}{find}&amp;LFS-version;{/find}...

...and I meant 'after copying', not before :-)



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