A way to keep track of packages while installing LFS

Justin O'Neil oneil.justin at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 19:45:20 PST 2006

> 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.
> Paul Rogers  (paul.rogers at juno.com)
> http://www.xprt.net/~pgrogers/
> http://www.geocities.com/paulgrogers/
> Rogers' Second Law: "Everything you do communicates."
> (I do not personally endorse any additions after this line. TANSTAAFL
> :-)
> --
Thank You so much for the suggestion.  I used git and I love it! A little
more then I was actually looking for, but I think I decided I like the extra
features!  It's AWESOME!

-Justin O'Neil

More information about the lfs-support mailing list