netfilter firewalling problems and solutions

ken_i_m at elegantinnovations.net ken_i_m at elegantinnovations.net
Fri Feb 20 18:34:13 PST 2004


On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 08:05:28PM -0500, Archaic (archaic at indy.rr.com) wrote:
> Yeah, Robert was hoping for just such a thing as well so nothing (in the
> initial building of the system) ever gets overwritten byu another
> package and for zero fragmentation. It would obviously be a lot easier
> if everything recognized DESTDIR...

Those who have used Slackware will recognize that lament.  There are two 
main methods of handling packages which do not support DESDIR:

1) Edit the makefile to support it
2) maintain a manifest of files
-- 
I think, therefore, ken_i_m
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