LFS Database was(Re: Vacation ended, made up my mind, here is what I want to do)

Bryan Dumm bdumm at bobby.bcpub.com
Fri Jun 9 01:17:45 PDT 2000


On Fri, 09 Jun 2000, you wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 12:53:15AM +0100, Ian Chilton wrote:
> > ** Or, another idea...how about someone else writes a follow up to LFS,
> > which covers this sort of stuff???
> > Ideas??   Comments???   Any takers?
>
> Soon after advancing beyond the level of a basic Linux-Installation,
> the amount of software you can usefully install becomes too great to
> include it in a book with a linear installation path. I recommend
> building a public-accessible database, where infos about the packages
> are stored. Files, dependencies, reports of success, useful
> configuration.
>

That sounds like a good idea. LFS can continue in a way, seperate
from the book, while at the same time taking the responsibility off of
Gerard, and putting it onto whomever entered comments, reports, 
etc. 

Bryan
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