[RFC] Another LFS profile diversion :-)

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Feb 6 16:24:49 PST 2005

Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> I'd like to suggest a small change to the profile that will be another 
> diversion from the book...
> In chapter 6, before we enter the chroot() environment, I'd like to have 
> the profile copy the host's /etc/resolv.conf into $LFS/etc. This is 
> needed if you are using automatic package download in the profile, 
> because otherwise the nALFS backend process cannot resolve hostnames to 
> complete downloads (it does work properly if you use an IP address, 
> though).
> The file will later be overwritten in chapter 7 during the network 
> configuration, so I don't see this as much of a potential for problems.
> Comments?

Go for it.

BTW, nice to see you more active again, Kevin. :)

Jeremy H.

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