bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue May 2 16:23:45 PDT 2006
Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> I haven't been following the ALFS list, but I need ask this.
>> How does the script for LFS decide where to put the files? I was
>> somewhat distressed by the current results. I updated alfs from svn and
>> copied it to a new system that is booted from the LiveCD.
>> The USAGE file says:
>> -d --directory DIR use DIR directory for building LFS; all files
>> jhalfs produces will be in the directory
>> DIR/jhalfs. Default is /mnt/lfs.
>> Since I didn't set --directory, I expected the built files to be in
>> I can recover by doing some simple mv commands, but the program does not
>> appear to do what is documented.
> You're having what appears to be mixed output/usage from an older
> version of jhalfs and what's currently in trunk. What does your svn info
> say about the path you're using for jhalfs?
> Help from the current jhalfs says this:
> -D --directory DIR
> use DIR directory for building LFS; all files jhalfs produces
> will be in the directory DIR/jhalfs.
I didn't use a --directory at all. I thought that the build scripts and
logs would be in DIR/jhalfs, but it was unclear to me where the results
of the build scripts would be placed. I thought it defaulted to
/mnt/lfs. This needs to be clarified, perhaps with an example.
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