[blfs-dev] Recent commits and my resignation

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Sun Aug 25 07:24:12 PDT 2013


On Sun, Aug 25, 2013 at 04:52:57AM -0500, Rob Landley wrote:
> 
> What I don't currently have is a way to parse the docbook and generate  
> automated builds from that. I'm currently doing it by hand. If the  
> instructions are regular enough that a machine can be programmed to  
> follow them, it would probably be a good idea to do that.
> 
> Is there anything currently available along these lines before I go  
> reinvent the wheel?
> 
 People have tried using jhalfs.  The problem with BLFS packages is
that many have optional dependencies and associated configure
switches.  In theory, packages should build (with the book's
instructions) when the required AND the recommended deps are present.

ĸen
-- 
das eine Mal als Tragödie, dieses Mal als Farce



More information about the blfs-dev mailing list