Some questions when building BLFS-dev(svn)

Dmitry Sokolov sokolovda at inbox.ru
Wed Feb 10 04:48:01 PST 2010


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Randy McMurchy" <randy at linuxfromscratch.org>
To: "BLFS Support List" <blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 10, 2010 6:15 PM
Subject: Re: Some questions when building BLFS-dev(svn)


> Dmitry Sokolov wrote these words on 02/10/10 05:18 CST:
>> When i building some package, this package have a Recommended, Optional 
>> and Required packages.
>> (Dependencies).
>> Can you answer me Yes or No or When on my questions.
>>
>> 1. Required packages needs to installed before current package?: I think, 
>> YES.
>
> Yes, required packages must be installed before starting the current 
> package.
>
>
>> 2. When Recommended package needs installed before or after cur. pkg.? 
>> Can i install it later?
>
> The recommended packages have gotten out of hand. We will be going through
> the book and reviewing all recommended packages. For now, they should be
> installed before the current package (unless there is a note that says you
> install it only if you need the service it provides, and you know you 
> don't
> need it.
>
>
>> 3. Optional packages are not required now, while installing cur. pkg.? 
>> Can i install it later?
>
> You can always install it later. However, the current package probably 
> won't
> have the services provided by the optional package if you install the 
> optional
> after the current.
>
>
>> May be i skipped some arctitle in the book, about this, give me link to 
>> this if exists.
>> But answers is simple, i think.
>
> Required: You must install
> Recommended: You should install
> Optional: It is up to you to determine if you need the service it 
> provides.
>
> -- 
> Randy

Ok, thanks you for ditailed description. 




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