Greetings and a General Cleanup

George Boudreau georgeb at
Tue Oct 31 06:10:29 PST 2006

Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> George Boudreau wrote:
>> Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>>> George Boudreau wrote:
>>>>   Just curious, what packages.
>>> At the very minimum:
>>> Ch5: cpio (for initramfs), cdrtools
>>> Ch6: isolinux, dhcpcd, pppd, openssl, lynx, GPM, eject, 
>>> livecd-bootscripts.
>>   I added to the ability to append custom packages to the build in the 
>> svn:trunk of jhalfs. (see README.CUSTOM) The ch6 packages could be 
>> built using this feature.
> Thanks, this is indeed a useful feature for those who build their own 
> packages using jhalfs. However, if I use it, I would have to modify both 
> the book and jhalfs. Modifying only the book seems more logical for me :)
   I see. You will create a custom book, LFS + BLFS-lite, and run jhalfs 
against the new book. The book would remain as a reference with the 
included lynx package as a reader. This CD would create a bootable, 
network ready install?

>> I assume the ch5 packages are temporary and only necessary to the 
>> build and not the final product
> Correct.

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