What if the book wasn't a book anymore

Alan Lord alanslists at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 03:19:11 PST 2008


DJ Lucas wrote:
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> 
> OK, so a more pronounced idea has been expressed, and I do like where 
> it's going.  Now where to start?  Proposals to solidify those ideas?
> 
> But I think this should have waited...one thing at a time here.  I'm 
> kind of thinking that it's easiest to start from the package manager 
> since everything else will have to meld around it.  What are the goals 
> for the package manager?  Is it a complete installation tool, or is it 
> something minimal along the lines of install-log?  There is already a 
> thread about this.  I almost posted it here.  I really don't think 
> anybody can provide anything better than "it sounds goo" or "it doesn't" 
> without the PM thread hashed out.
> 
> -- DJ Lucas

I haven't tried this tool yet, http://www.gnu.org/software/sourceinstall/
but the goals and overall description for this could be a very good fit
for LFS-NG. http://www.gnu.org/software/sourceinstall/

The project looks quiet, but not inactive. Perhaps this could make a 
good starting point?

Al



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