more on required packages
John.Arrowwood at merant.com
Fri Sep 1 13:23:04 PDT 2000
To YOU it is a development platform. To me, it is a slim, sleek workhorse.
Different people are drawn to LFS for different reasons. That's the reason
for "required" vs. "optional" in the first place... :)
From: Jesse Tie Ten Quee [mailto:highos at highos.com]
Sent: Friday, September 01, 2000 3:45 AM
To: lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org
Subject: Re: more on required packages
On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 10:09:19AM +0200, Thomas 'Balu' Walter wrote:
> talking about autoconf - autoconf and automake are not needed until you
> want to do your own new config.in or makefile.in (while patching a
> packet or similar), correct?
Are you sure about that? The minute you patch...
> Most other things are essential for a running system (many programs need
> perl to do this or that)
I consider LFS to be a full development system...one needs automake/autoconf
Just my 0.02 cents...
Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com
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