plans and wishes

Ken Moffat ken at
Thu Jan 15 15:18:46 PST 2004

On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Alex Groenewoud wrote:

> > > j) Change from using $LFS to /lfs.  If we can make a symlink on the
> > > host's root dir, we can also make a mount point.
> >
> > I object. We already make a mount point i.e. /mnt/lfs. What would this change
> > buy us?
> Not having to explain $LFS.  Not having to say to do an 'echo $LFS' two
> or three times.  Not having to remember to set LFS also when being root
> just before chrooting.

 If you followed the book before chrooting, you would inherit $LFS when
you su'd so you _don't_ have to set LFS there.  I can't see what
tangible benefit /lfs is supposed to provide.

This is a job for Riviera Kid!

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