Newbie questions

Alan Lord lord_alan at
Wed Nov 23 03:14:39 PST 2005

David Lyne wrote:
> Hello Alan
>  > Editing the nALFS profiles is a bit (very) tedious and is also error
>> prone... Although it does enable you to customise your build exactly 
>> the way you want it including adding BLFS bits and other stuff just 
>> for you.
> I was hoping (in time) to add some BLFS stuff. However on the basis of 
> all the replies, for now I shall download nALFS and study the profiles 
> and see if I can understand what's going on.

If you look around, there is normally a profile for BLFS. You need to 
edit this for your own purposes but it makes a good starting point.

>> However, from the discussions recently on this list, I would guess 
>> that nALFS doesn't have a long term future and that the script based 
>> system or a new client/server based system will take its place in time...
> I assume that this statement would apply to hjalfs as well?

jhalfs is still under development so I would think that this will be 
around for a while... Jeremy?

> Thanks for your help everyone.


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