[RFC] Package Rationale

James Robertson jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jul 6 05:38:18 PDT 2004

Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> James Robertson said the following on 05-07-2004 22:57:
>> I think that when we go to testing for 6.0, it would be a good idea to 
>> write up a page in the introduction somewhere about how we decide on 
>> what packages go in and then for each package in ch5 and 6 we add a 
>> "rationale" or some such section at the top of the page (in with 
>> SBU's?) to explain the reason for it's inclusion.
> There was a big discussion about package rationale some time ago, I 
> guess you missed it. It was started because of the inclusion of hotplug 
> and udev. The (preliminary) results are collected in the Wiki: 
> http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/index.php?pagename=WhatPackagesInLFS. 
> It led to a more fundamental discussion about LFS, which led me to 
> rewrite the introduction: 
> http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/index.php?pagename=WhatIsLFS
> Both pages are IMHO candidates for inclusion in the book, although no 
> bugs have been assigned.

I remember that now.  Why I forgot when writing the message is beyond 
me.  Look forward to seeing it in 6.0


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