nALFS2 development

Archaic archaic at
Thu Aug 5 19:22:50 PDT 2004

On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 06:57:38PM -0700, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> I missed a really important point here: I see great value in being able 
> to provide a "profile repository", something that could be a public 
> server (the LFS team could have one, as could anyone else), where you 
> could connect using the nALFS front end of your choice and pick profile 
> bits that you wanted. This could be a big project by itself, given that 
> it would need to support some sort of "packages" of profile bits that go 
> together, versioning, and other stuff, but it would be really, really cool.

Sounds a lot like Portage meets apt-get. Cool!


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