jhalfs wishlist and questions

Tor Olav Stava t-ol-sta at online.no
Mon Mar 13 10:54:43 PST 2006


George Boudreau wrote:

>> Basically what I wish, is to set a SOURCE dir in the .conf file, have 
>> jhalfs copy packages from there, and only download is the package 
>> don't exist.
>>
>   The following is a cheap/inexpensive hack, and not a sanctioned 
> method, that "should" work with lfs/hlfs and/or blfs.  It "may" work 
> with clfs if you stay with the same architecture as the host. (enough 
> caveats to cover my buttocks I think)
>
>   Start with an empty sources dir and execute the following
>
>   mount --bind $SOURCE $BUILDDIR/sources

I tried that one.. Problem is that I won't allow write access to the NFS 
share, as my whole repository might get wiped out by an accident. ;)

>
>   I will see what can be done to accommodate your request within the 
> various jhalfs branches.

Thanks, that would be lovely :)


Tor Olav



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