LFS/LiveCD PM proposal

George Boudreau georgeb at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Aug 15 12:08:02 PDT 2007


M.Canales.es wrote:
> El Miércoles, 15 de Agosto de 2007 19:17, George Boudreau escribió:
>> Manuel,
>>
>>    Should jhalfs have an opinion on Jeremy's idea?
>>
>>    If they go ahead with this we could change the structure of jhalfs
>> from a the current huge makefile to a package manager driver in the
>> final stage.
> 
> To be usefull for developers,  jhalfs must be keeped as closed as possible to 
> the books commands. If the book includes PM support, jhalfs will include it 
> by defalt. 
> 
   Then jhalfs is indifferent to Jeremy's proposal. If changes are made 
we will include them.

> With the current Bash&XSL-based code, to add a PM without having a base 
> support in the book might need very intrusive changes. Plus, if the case that 
> the selected PM need estra spec files for each package, who will maintain 
> they?
> 
> Yes from a user point of view PM support will be very cool, the question is 
> what to use and how implement it without breaking by-the-book builds.
>   If they decide to go with the DESTDIR= method I have a number of ideas 
I would like to try out.



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