New package installation page format

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Wed Jan 1 05:42:06 PST 2003

On January 1, 2003 05:04 am, alex at wrote:
> First, the idea of splitting the commands to put explanations between is
> brilliant in the sense of aiding the beginner not to miss something - it
> is more difficult to remember a thing you've read 2 paragraphs ago than
> this way. On the other hand, the advanced user will have a lot more of
> copy and paste to do this way.

That's why Timothy created his lfscmd package. It'll create those shell 
scripts. That way you don't even have to copy & paste anymore. Just open the 
shell script in an editor and makes needed changes and fire away.

> Though I really like that new layout, I'd appreciate some hint about
> ALFS or the lfs-commands before you start Part II or at the beginning of
> that part. In spite of the fact that the advanced user can gather these
> informations on irc or the mailinglist, the book would be incomplete
> without it IMO.

It'll be mentioned yes.

Gerard Beekmans

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