New package installation page format

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Thu Jan 2 15:48:44 PST 2003


Gerard Beekmans wrote:

>On January 2, 2003 04:20 pm, Bill's Linux From Scratch Login wrote:
>  
>
>>Downside is we *know* the stupid "why don't you have this in the book..."
>>postings start again.
>>    
>>
>
>Which can be rebutted with "Because we try to discourage copy-n-pasting of the 
>commands. You're supposed to type out commands. If you don't like this, 
>there's lfscmd and nALFS."
>
>There, a nice rebuttal, yet friendly enough.
>
>I think I'm persuaded to remove all the &&'s from the book now (well over time 
>as pages are transformed into the new layout). Let me mull over it a bit more 
>though, I don't want to make rash decisions.
>
My students learned about the && operator from LFS so it is a learning 
issue.  Perhaps in some cases we might want to:

./configure --prefix=/usr && make && make install

  -- Bruce

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