A way to keep track of packages while installing LFS

David Fix 6gwlse302 at sneakemail.com
Thu Feb 2 10:32:49 PST 2006


Paul Rogers wrote:
> Justin, now that you've looked at the hints...  In case you
> didn't find a
> recommendation that appealed to you, and, like the rest of
> LFS, package
> management is a strictly personal thing, I found a different package I
> really like.  It's called git, the Guarded Installation Tool.  (This
> isn't the one Linus is using.)  It's one simple script.  OK,
> I guess it's
> something like 1,000 lines long, but still it's a bash
> script.  I found
> one patch was necessary, wanted to change how one function worked, and
> added another, but I COULD!  It took me a while to learn how to use it
> more effectively, but one thing about it is: it just helps me.  It
> doesn't try to force me into a straight-jacket and doesn't
> fight with me.
>  I like helpers who aren't "uppity" about the job.  Snoop
> around, and if
> you can't find it, I have it and could send it to you.

There's a hint available for it at
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hints/downloads/files/pm_with_git.txt, and
the actual script is found at:  http://home.wtal.de/ib/freisoft/

	Dave




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