Profile

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Sep 6 08:02:01 PDT 2000


On Wed, 06 Sep 2000, you wrote:
> In reference to Gerard's profile that was sent to the list. Won't this
> become unmanageble very quickly? It will get absolutely huge in the
> end. Has there been any discussion of multiple files?
>
> <package>
> 	<name>Bash</name>
> 	<descriptor="bash.xml"</descriptor>
> </package>
>
> Or something of that nature. I can just see people trying to add packages
> and the main profile become _massive_ to maintain..

I've noticed that too yes. But with multiple files it won't be a simple 
matter as to giving a profile. Now you have to give a tarball and tell the 
user in what directory all the files are supposed to be.

Not sure how to go about this but this is something that needs to be 
discussed yes. 

-- 
Gerard Beekmans
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