Current jhalfs

Bruce Dubbs 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.
> 
> alfs?
> 
>> 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
>> /mnt/lfs
>>
>> 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.

  -- Bruce



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