simultaneous install of packages

Rod Roark rod at sunsetsystems.com
Thu Oct 26 08:03:08 PDT 2000


On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Shaggy Im-erbtham wrote:
> I am in the middle of chapter 6, installing packages in chroot'ed environment.
> 
> I was just wondering if one could simultaneously install two or more packages
> in as many different consoles.
> 
> This way, I could start compiling up to four packages at one go, then leave
> the computer to do the crunching while I attending to other stuff....

No problem, if prerequisite packages are already installed.

However LFSMake is a better solution to this problem.  You can get 
it started and then let it run unattended during most of the pre- 
or post-chroot phase.  See http://www.lfsmake.org/.

-- Rod
   http://www.sunsetsystems.com/

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