jhalfs use for LFS-6.2

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jun 20 12:44:19 PDT 2006

On 6/20/06, George Boudreau <georgeb at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> Dan Nicholson wrote:
> >
> > * What's the current state of development in terms of use with LFS?
> > As I recall, this path is pretty well smoothed out.  Would it be
> > possible to make a release or a snapshot that can be used for testing
> > LFS?
>    jhalfs with the LFS svn is stable. I cannot speak for the ICA/Farce
> tools status as I was not involved with their implemetation.
>    It would be up to Manuel to authorize an official release of the
> project. Is there a problem with using a svn version for testing. (I
> will keep the tweaking to a minimum.)

OK.  We'll see what Manuel has to say.  As for snapshot vs. svn, it's
just a bit easier to tell people to fetch a tarball than to pull from

> > * Would it be possible to write up a short procedure for the
> > uninitiated?  If the docs in the tarball are up to date and you feel
> > they are good, then that would be sufficient.  I just don't want
> > people to get bogged down learning the tools.  I'm sure you feel the
> > same way.
>    The included README makes perfect sense to me but the questions that
> show up on the list say otherwise. I will see what I can come up with.

I'll take a look at it and see if anything seems unclear.  I probably
won't get the chance to actually run a build till next week, though.


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