[Bug 323] New: Add package dependencies in Freshmeat

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Fri Mar 29 06:03:30 PST 2002


http://bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=323

           Summary: Add package dependencies in Freshmeat
           Product: Linux From Scratch
           Version: CVS
          Platform: PC
               URL:
        OS/Version: Other
            Status: NEW
 Status Whiteboard:
          Keywords:
        Resolution:
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: Book
        AssignedTo: lfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
        ReportedBy: gerard at linuxfromscratch.org


On Fri, Mar 29, 2002 at 01:52:57PM +0100, Lee Saferite wrote:
>    I talked to the guys at freshmeat, and they said if you were to add
> packages in the dependancy section of the LFS project at freashmeat,
> then when someone subscribed to LFS there, they could subscribe to all
> the needed projects as well.  It woul save people, like me, from having
> to subscribe to each individual package that the LFS core is made from.

Now there's a good idea. Now if all packages we use with LFS were actually
actively maintained through freshmeat it would even make our lives (lfs book
editors) easier too. As it stands, we still have to go all offical sites 
every other week to check if something new has been released.

I'll add this idea to the bug tracking database. One of the editors (me or
somebody else) will get to Freshmeat and add all the deps.

Thanks again for the idea,
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