[PATCH] Add screen install attributes for final system packages

George Boudreau georgeb at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Jul 20 16:52:30 PDT 2007


Dan Nicholson wrote:
> Another jhalfs helper. As has been discussed before, it would be nice to
> mark the screen sections with an attribute to announce that it will be
> installing to the system rather than just working in the source/build
> tree. Manuel suggested adding the attribute userlevel="install", so I've
> done that for the Ch. 6 packages and the kernel in Ch. 8.
> 
> This allows a really simple stylesheet to be created so that interesting
> things can be done. For instance, I created a paco stylesheet to wrap the
> install commands like so:
> 
> paco -lp+ ${package}-${version} "
> make install
> "
> 
> Combined with the previous patch to export the package name and version
> number, LFS is practically ready for a package manager and it required
> no additional hacks.
> 
> Any objections? Again, there was no diff in the HTML. There might still
> be interest in deciding what are install actions and what aren't, but
> that's a separate discussion.
   These additions are benign and will have no impact on older versions 
of jhalfs (2.2 or less). During the last quarter of 2006 similar changes 
were discussed for jhalfs-3.0 but it died from lack of interest.
> 
> --
> Dan
> 



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