jhalfs: Ready to go.

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Oct 14 06:15:24 PDT 2005


Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Feature request: don't hardcode target numbers. E.g., in my UTF-8 book, 
> a new package (gdbm) has been added, thus causing number skew for all 
> packages after it. Thus, constructions of the following form fail:
> 
> if [ "$i" = "082-groff" ] ; then {do something} ; fi.
> 
> Until this is fixed, I can't make my UTF-8 book compatible with jhalfs.
> 
> BTW, a similar problem will appear soon in trunk due to removal of hotplug.
> 

Yep, I completely agree. The line above, for example, could probably read:

if echo $i | grep -q "groff" ; then ... ; fi

Other suggestions are welcome.

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JH



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