plans and wishes

Tushar Teredesai tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jan 18 22:05:51 PST 2004


Joel Miller wrote:

> On Sun, 18 Jan 2004 22:58:20 +0100, Alex Groenewoud 
> <alex at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
>
>> Which would probably lead to more support requests.  And yet we use
>> /tools and not $TOOLS, and don't get any mails about that.  Except if
>
> You are comparing apples to oranges. Using the /tools symlink is 
> required as when one enters chroot the packages installed in chapter 
> five will be located in /tools. That is the point of making the /tools 
> symlink in the first place.

 From what I understood, what he meant is that instead of hadcoding 
/tools in all the places, an env var could have been used instead and 
then the user can use any directory he wants, /tools, /stage1, /staging...

Anyways, just clarifying. I am not in favor of eliminating $LFS.

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Tushar Teredesai
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