New package installation page format

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Thu Jan 2 17:50:45 PST 2003


On Fri, 3 Jan 2003 01:42:28 +0000 (UTC)
gerard at linuxfromscratch.org (Gerard Beekmans) wrote:

> On January 2, 2003 06:35 pm, Ian Molton wrote:
> > Besides, isnt part of LFS about the peace-of-mind you get from
> > building it yourself?
> 
> Sure, so do it yourself. All the way. Type it all out.
> 
> I get less satisfaction from copy-n-pasting commands from an INSTALL
> file than actually typing them out. But that can be attributed as my
> own silly psychological thing, can't it.

Ah, the not quite but probably OK solution...

cat /all/the/scripts > big_list_of_commands

vi big_list_of_commands

cutnpaste whilst reading the book

Not as nice because you need another window open, but possibly useable.

> I'm sure _somehow_ it's possible and it'll be a one-time coding
> venture.

perhaps... :)
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