coreutils release anytime soon?

Seth W.Klein sk at sethwklein.net
Wed Jan 15 10:21:26 PST 2003


"Steve Martin" <smartie at netcomuk.co.uk> wrote:
> On 14 January 2003 21:36, Gerard Beekmans spak thusly:
> > On January 13, 2003 05:08 pm, Seth W.Klein wrote:
> > >
> > > Anyone up for adding a
> > --enable-essential-binaries="basename,cat,..."
> > > switch to coreutils?
> >
> > That'd be long to type out. How about this one: --enable-fhs-paths
> >
> > FHS dictates that certain binaries are supposed to be in
> > /bin. We've added a
> > few ourselves because of programs used in the bootscripts. It
> > would at least
> > be less work in the mv commands.
> 
> Sounds to me like the maintainer needs to add an sbin_PROGRAMS line to
> Makefile.am.

Yes, that changes /usr/bin/chroot to /usr/sbin/chroot which is needed.

> There would also be less mv commands if --prefix was set to /
> instead of /usr.

But there would be more configure switches because you have to set
--mandir, --infodir, and perhaps others.

cheers,
Seth W. Klein
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