[lfs-dev] New packages in LFS
atoussaint1976 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 19:04:44 PDT 2017
> A willingness to work with other editors
I don't know how I fared since registering with the LFS mailing list
but it's a goal that I work on every time I post. I may fail but
that's never out of unwillingness.
> and to make changes to the books
> using docbook and svn.
These I need to learn (docbook mostly, svn, I use often) but they'll
be learned in short order.
> Large or invasive changes need to be discussed
> before they are committed. Generally we need to limit new packages just
> because of the maintenance burden.
> See http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/edguide/ for mechanics.
> Dated but still valid.
Reading it at the moment but will reread it over this weekend (I have
30 hours per week of school and wake up each morning at 5:00am on
> Where we need help is keeping up with upstream changes in BLFS. LFS is
> generally fairly easy to maintain, but discussions are reasonably common.
I was indeed thinking about current software in BLFS so I do have a
big interest in two pieces of software, namely maxima and R because of
later plans to study in mathematics & statistics but otherwise,
current BLFS software choices are fine.
p.s. For reference, you can examine my work in
which, my employer told me, with the full support of the doctoral
student I was working with; they would not have published this work,
had I haven't been involved with this project.
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