Thomas Pegg thomasp at
Thu Mar 21 13:57:36 PDT 2013

On 3/21/2013 2:57 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Pierre Labastie wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I do not know who reads this list, but I have recently found that there
>> was a "new" (January) bug report on the ALFS Trac.
>> It was about a minor typo and easy to fix (bug #1687). Bruce gave me the
>> privileges on the ALFS Trac system, so that I could close that one.
>> OTH, I discovered quite a few other active bugs, mainly about nALFS and
>> ALFS.
>> Maybe it is not my job, but I propose to close all the {n,}ALFS bugs as
>> "wontfix", with a comment "{n,}ALFS is not developped anymore."
> Sounds good to me.  We probably need to remove all reference to to on 
> the ALFS web page and re-write the whole page.  Do you want to do that?
> The wiki page also needs an associated update.
> In the alfs tree, I suggest creating a new directory, archive, and move 
> everything not jhalfs there.  The most recent update, other than jhalfs, 
> was 6 years ago.
Do you wanna take care of these Pierre?? I can take care of them if you
would rather not.
>> As of the few bug reports concerning jhalfs (2 active bugs), I have the
>> following proposition:
>> - for #1686 "BLFS-Tools Error parsing XML dependencies of Xorg", I
>> propose to close it as "wontfix", adding the comment "Jhalfs BLFS-Tools
>> is not maintained anymore. Please use the ablfs branch:
>> svn://"

> I doubt many users use jhalfs for blfs at all.  Most develop their own 
> custom scripts.  If it doesn't work, the function should be removed.
I know I don't, I do much like you say and run my own scripts.

> One other comment.  When exiting the jhalfs make, there needs to be an 
> option for the user to just quit and not have the Makefile try to continue.
Could you clarify this for me Bruce, not quite sure what you mean.


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