lfs update

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Sat Jan 10 03:21:58 PST 2004


On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 12:19:51AM -0200, michael wrote:
> my mandrake system will (or rather would) update itself in a very 
> convenient way,which makes me think how would that be with LFS,do you 
> wait for a new version and rebuild everything (oh please not again) from 
> scratch ?The fact that mandrake update will present a list of packages 
> in need of revamping practically every week leads one to suspect that 
> one might be running a dismally outdated system with LFS if one doesn't 
> do anything about it..

You're looking for "package management". Check the hints. A (tiny) downside
of LFS is that package management is not as smooth as distros.. and requires
effort on your part.



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