cvs commit: LFS/FAQ faq.xml

sklein at linuxfromscratch.org sklein at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue May 14 13:22:35 PDT 2002


sklein      02/05/14 13:22:35

  Modified:    FAQ      faq.xml
  Log:
  Updated entry why-not-package-management.
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.117     +19 -3     LFS/FAQ/faq.xml
  
  Index: faq.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/FAQ/faq.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.116
  retrieving revision 1.117
  diff -u -r1.116 -r1.117
  --- faq.xml	12 May 2002 19:03:50 -0000	1.116
  +++ faq.xml	14 May 2002 20:22:35 -0000	1.117
  @@ -261,8 +261,9 @@
   If nothing else does,
   the number of different "solutions" should hint at some of the reasons.
   </para>
  -<para>Here a just a few of the options:
  +<para>Here are a few of the options:
   <itemizedlist>
  +
   <listitem><para>No package management is really necessary.
   Unless it is desirable to monitor package file placement minutely,
   any package large enough to warrent removal for disk space reasons
  @@ -270,6 +271,7 @@
   Libraries are generally best upgraded by rebuilding the system
   from the bottom up.
   </para></listitem>
  +
   <listitem><para>RPM, the Redhat Package Manager,
   is used by a number of distributions.
   It is available from
  @@ -277,6 +279,11 @@
   and there is an RPM Hint to help with installation at
   <ulink url="http://hints.linuxfromscratch.org/hints/rpm.txt"/>.
   </para></listitem>
  +
  +<listitem><para>GNU Stow is an interesting concept. See
  +<ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/stow/"/>.
  +</para></listitem>
  +
   <listitem><para>Originally based on a script
   written by LFS' own Gerard Beekmans,
   install-log records a list of files installed by a package
  @@ -284,9 +291,18 @@
   It is available from
   <ulink url="http://install-log.sourceforge.net/"/>.
   </para></listitem>
  -<listitem><para>GNU Stow is an interesting concept. See
  -<ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/stow/"/>.
  +
  +<listitem><para>Gerard has since made additions to his script.
  +It is available from
  +<ulink url="ftp://ftp.linuxfromscratch.org/misc/pkginst"/> and
  +<ulink url="ftp://ftp.linuxfromscratch.org/misc/pgkdel"/>.
  +</para></listitem>
  +
  +<listitem><para>CheckInstall attempts log system calls made by
  +"make install". It is available from
  +<ulink url="http://asic-linux.com.mx/~izto/checkinstall/"/>.
   </para></listitem>
  +
   </itemizedlist>
   Do you know of one missing from that list?
   Please email its name, URL, and other information,
  
  
  
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