svn bootscripts

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue May 31 19:55:37 PDT 2011


Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> On 5/31/11 7:28 PM, DJ Lucas wrote:
>> Yeah, I had thought about PHP, and I know you are good at that. I
>> suppose waiting until BLFS would work, then it could be up the user to
>> select which tool set is best for them. I don't exactly like that idea
>> personally, but it should provide a working compromise. Gimme a day to
>> figure out how to handle the Makefile and we'll see if it is a plausible
>> solution or not--install_initd should be used if available (think
>> upgrades) with a fallback to a predefined order if not, for new installs.
> 
> I'm not sure I understand the objection to C. It's not really that 
> difficult to understand or maintain - the community has the skillset 
> required for a simple package like this one. Regardless, I volunteered 
> to take over maintenance of that package so you could consider LightCube 
> OS as upstream for that one, if you wish. I haven't had a chance yet to 
> put that code in an official location on our servers, but I will aim to 
> do so this week.

It just another package and I'd like to avoid that in LFS even if it is 
CMMI.  If the install of the bootscripts is basically copying files and 
setting some symlinks, we don't need a C program to do just that.  OTOH, 
putting it into BLFS is not an issue with me.

   -- Bruce



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