Jhalfs with package management

Thomas Pegg tom.pegg at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 15:38:28 PST 2012


On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 4:17 PM, Pierre Labastie
<pierre.labastie at neuf.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> After a few weeks of hard working, I am pleased to announce
> that I have worked out an update for jhalfs, which includes
> the possibility to add a package manager. Normally, it can
> use any package manager. I have made an implementation with
> dpkg. I do not know much about rpm, but if there is some
> request, I can try to adapt to it: it should not be hard.
> The hard part is to automate commands to have the package
> land into a DESTDIR instead of directly to the system, not
> to use the PM.
>
> I am also working on the BLFS part, with some promising results,
> but it is not usable yet.
>
> The patch is 131k (26 k compressed). It has to be applied to
> a freshly checked-out jhalfs. I attach it. I hope the list daemon
> will not choke...
>
> A way to use the system is given in README.PACKGE_MANAGEMENT.
> I am not experienced enough with doc writing to know if it
> is usable. Please let me know.
>
> Yours
> Pierre Labastie
>
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Patch is applied as or r3540 and r3541. Did a seperate commit for the
fix on the testsuites, caught it after I made the first one. Thanks
for your patch Pierre.

Thomas



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