What if the book wasn't a book anymore

DJ Lucas dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Feb 27 21:50:02 PST 2008


Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:

<Snip the excellent example>
> 
> IOW: one has to see reasons for all dependencies, and the associated
> problems, _before_ starting the installation.
> 

The PM would have to account for required and optional dependencies, and 
tell you what each provides and any pitfalls.  Ugh...my thoughts on this 
realignment of xLFS are drifting dangerously close to the complexities 
of Gentoo's ebuild, but with added complexity due to the added 
educational value.

-- DJ Lucas




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