Remove inetutils from LFS [was Re: GCC-4.0.1]

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Sat Aug 20 13:38:49 PDT 2005


Matthew Burgess wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 
>> Although not optimal, there should be *some*
>> way of continuing from a successful reboot into LFS into BLFS or some
>> other collection of packages via a network connection.
>>
>> There are other alternatives of course.  Wget or a text based browser
>> come to mind.
> 
> 
> That's why I mentioned chapter09/reboot.html.  It already mentions Lynx,
>  so we could trivially add an FTP client as another example of something
> someone should consider before they reboot.

IMO, just mentioning it in Chapter 9 is not sufficient.  There should be
a page in Chapter 6 that installs the appropriate package.

BTW, reexamining the subject line, if inetutils is removed, where is
ping installed?

  -- Bruce



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