LFS-6.0 print process

Nathan Coulson conathan at conet.dyndns.org
Thu Jul 8 11:59:18 PDT 2004


> Anderson Lizardo wrote:
>> On Wednesday 07 July 2004 18:38, Nathan Coulson wrote:
>>
>>>b)
>>>SERVICE=static
>>>IP=192.168.1.2
>>>SERVICE=static
>>>IP=192.168.1.5
>>>SERVICE=ipx
>>>num=123456
>>
>>
>> I'm not sure if other *sh accept this syntax but bash has arrays. this
>> allows
>> you to do something like:
>>
>> SERVICE[0]=static
>> IP[0]=192.168.1.2
>> SERVICE[1]=static
>> IP[1]=192.168.1.5
>> SERVICE[2]=ipx
>> num[2]=123456
>>
>> IMHO, it's still human-readable :)
>>
>
> IIUC, that's really no different than the one originally proposed by
> Alexander on blfs as far as presentation is concerned (which
> coincidently I still like).  I think one point was not to be forced to
> add a number so that installation instructions could continue to be
> generic.  Please correct me if I am wrong.
>
> -- DJ Lucas
> --

yep, that's why I was hoping for other options.

I dont think I'll include this work for the 2.1.3 release, but right after.



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