jhalfs enhancement request

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Nov 23 10:19:19 PST 2005

Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> I was just trying a fresh update of jhalfs and it said to reformat the
> partition.  That's OK, but it would be nice to be able to do a `jhalfs
> --rebuild`.  As I see this, the script would delete all directories
> except sources, lost+found, and jhalfs/lfs*.  It would then do a svn up
> in jhalfs/lfs* and only fetch new packages that have changed, if any.
> This would speed up the process quite a bit and save bandwidth too.

We do something similar with the LiveCD build system. 'make clean' 
cleans the build directories, 'make scrub' clears out the built system, 
too, but leaving the top-level directories in place, it basically 
iterates through the dirs in /mnt/lfs and leaves the ones we specify.


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