jhalfs.. lfs user/group

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri May 12 17:57:14 PDT 2006

George Boudreau wrote:
>   Although I brought up the subject of testing for the user directory I 
> only did it for completeness of validation. IF the lfs user directory is 
> NOT /home/lfs there are some serious problems. Jhalfs assumes a 
> standardized location and I hard wired the path throughout the various 
> scripts.
>   Should this path stay hardwired or should it become a variable and 
> handle strange setups?

I think what you've done is reasonable. For all of that, we could have 
made the user 'jhalfs' and assumed a location of /home/jhalfs. It 
shouldn't have any use outside of our build system. I can't see a reason 
why you would need that value to be dynamic.


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