A way to keep track of packages while installing LFS

break thestate breakthestate at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 12:54:42 PST 2006


I suggest paco.
http://paco.sourceforge.net/
On 2/2/06, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/2/06, David Fix <6gwlse302 at sneakemail.com> wrote:
> > > Not true.  Support for kernel features is the responsibility of the
> > > user application.  I run Beagle with inotify support, and I don't have
> > > inotify support in linux-libc-headers.
> > >
> >
> > Ah, ok.  :)  Thanks for letting me know about that.  :)
>
> No problem.  It's all part of the weirdness of kernel headers.  Just
> because our glibc wasn't built with inotify support doesn't mean that
> an application can't access an available kernel feature.  It's just up
> to the user app to handle this interface.  For instance, Beagle
> includes inotify.h in it's source tree and has runtime detection to
> see if inotify is available.
>
> As I understand it, very few applications actually need a specific
> kernel feature or need to access the kernel directly, so this
> situation doesn't come up that often.  But I'm not a programmer and
> have no idea what kernel interfaces even look like, so I'll pass you
> the salt to take that statement with.
>
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> Dan
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