[RFC] Package Rationale

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jul 6 10:34:23 PDT 2004


On Tue, 06 Jul 2004 07:38:18 -0500
James Robertson <jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> 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

As do I.  So, if anyone has any problems with the content of those 2
pages then speak up.  I'll add that content to the book within the next
few days if there are no major concerns.

Thanks for the reminder guys :)

Matt.
> 
> James



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