jhalfs not downloading all files

George Boudreau georgeb at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Oct 6 14:23:57 PDT 2008

Matthew Burgess wrote:
> On Mon, 06 Oct 2008 13:37:17 -0400, George Boudreau <georgeb at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
>>    There has been a lot of traffic talking about major changes to
>> LFS/CLFS/HLFS and I was waiting for the dust to settle before I went
>> back at jhalfs. I get the impression jhalfs could be relegated to the
>> dust bin if all the proposed changes are implemented. If there is still
>> some use for the code I will support the new books.
> I'd hate to think that changes to LFS would hinder the use/development of jhalfs in any way.  I find the tool vital in order to detect issues with the LFS book's instructions (or, more accurately, my edits!) as it's the only way I know I can test the book's instructions exactly.
> When we come to discussing/implementing the way ahead for LFS' development (i.e. 64-bit support), I'd love for you to step in with your opinions on approaches that would be easier for jhalfs to support.

   hmm, You seldom hear about cart makers consulting the horse about 
design issues.  The cart gets built and the horse pulls, that is the 
proper order in the universe.

> Regards,
> Matt.

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