r7598 - in trunk/BOOK: . chapter01 chapter03

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue May 9 23:52:41 PDT 2006


Bruce Dubbs wrote:

> Since all the file sizes are on one page in LFS, why don't you just put
> all the sizes in general.ent as entities like the version number and md5sum?

I personally don't see the benefit.  The file sizes aren't reused 
anywhere, unlike version numbers.  That's the primary reason I use 
entities anyway.  As for the md5sums, I'm not sure they're reused either 
or whether having them as entities makes them easier to process by jhalfs.

Regards,

Matt.
> 
>   -- Bruce




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