[RFC] ALFS implementations

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Aug 9 11:00:36 PDT 2005


On Tue, Aug 09, 2005 at 06:51:16PM +0100, Matthew Burgess wrote:
> I'd then write "handlers" for each of those events that would result in 
> me having exactly the same Makefiles that I have now, but with the 
> massive benefit of being automatically generated/maintained.  This 
> processing is inspired by the SAX method of processing XML - googling on 
> that should help clarfiy things if anyone's interested but confused by 
> my musings.
> 
> Hmmm, just writing SAX there makes me wonder whether we couldn't just 
> write a tool that trivially uses SAX to parse the book and raise its own 
> events in response to particular PIs (<?...?> tags)...

Now that sounds really interesting. :) I think that's something we should
definitely look into. I'll probably spend some time checking that out next
week, but anything you find first, please share. ;)

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JH



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