[blfs-dev] Plan for today

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Sep 2 13:55:41 PDT 2013

Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 02, 2013 at 10:42:10AM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Today I plan on continuing building and tagging packages for 7.4.  Right
>> now we are about 80% done, but that means there are still about 150
>> packages left that are still marked lfs73.
>   A handful of those are either in LFS-7.4 or provided by something
> in LFS-7.4 (bc, eject, pkg-config).
>> One group of packages remaining is the Xorg drivers.  There are 14 still
>> marked for 7.3.  I have no way to test these (except maybe fbdev).  I
>> think we should mark these as built, but not tested unless we have the
>> HW to test. Thoughts?
>   In the absence of reports from users, that seems all we can do.
>   I'm using dhcp as a client, but I haven't tested the server part.
> I could tag it, but I'm reluctant until I know both parts work.
> Will be starting a server build soon-ish, but that will take some
> time and then I'll need to ensure that everything is still working.
> That will pick up dhcp server, fetchmail, hdparm, mutt, procmail.
>   How long have I got to tag those ?

I think a couple of weeks would work.

>   Also, I keep going on about indexing the perl-modules as programs
> instead of 'other'.  That's on my ToDo list, but not a priority.
>   But  I'd also like to add tags to the few I've built (we tag Python
> modules at the moment, but not perl).  Of course I haven't built
> most of those in the book, so a lot will still lack any tags. Any
> opinions about that ?

Not really.  I use the cpan -i method and that builds from source, but 
automatically pulls in dependencies and builds those as needed.

   -- Bruce

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