[blfs-dev] A patch proposal

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 04:27:31 PDT 2013

Denis Mugnier wrote:
> On 08/07/13 03:19, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Ken Moffat wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 07:16:46PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>>> I'm generally OK with it, but we need to come up with a strategy for the
>>>> Perl modules.  I generally use cpan -i<Module1::Name>  for those and we
>>>> don't want that repeated in every section.  There are 13 separate
>>>> modules listed and it seems like it would make for 13 very short pages.
>>>     Installing from cpan is great if what you want to do is pull in the
>>> dependencies automatically.  I've done it myself, on occasion.  But
>>> I think most LFS users are sufficiently anal to want to know what is
>>> pulled in - for that, running the commands by hand is the way to go,
>>> is it not ?
>> There is output of exactly what is being done: dependencies, build,
>> test, install.  All you have to do is use tee and direct to a file.

> My proposal is just to split the xml files, not the html rendering. One
> xml file is one module, but all modules are on
> the same page in the book.
> My goal is to simplify the xml, but not to change the organisation of
> the BLFS book ;o).
> If you apply my patch, you can see that the python-modules page is the
> same in the HTML rendering.

OK, I see what you did.  I withdraw my objection.

   -- Bruce

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