jhalfs-X: adding custom tools

George Boudreau georgeb at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Oct 13 09:56:44 PDT 2006

M.Canales.es wrote:
> El Viernes, 13 de Octubre de 2006 16:48, George Boudreau escribió:
>> Manuel,
>>    I have included the ability for the user to add "custom tools" at the
>> end of final build. It is not fully tested but I expect to commit the
>> code this weekend.
> Good.
> I'm thinking to release 2.0 tomorrow, if there is no complaints. 
   no complaints..
> This release will have no PACO patch included due that Tor is very busy at 
> this moment.
> That meant that you could do that commit to trunk after having 2.0 released.   ok.. I will continue work with experimental for the next few days.

>>    The tools are manually defined by filling in a template and added
>> automatically during the running of jhalfs. The user is responsible for
>> including all necessary dependencies.  This could address the request by
>> Alan Lord (and others) to add other network tools or non-BLFS packages
>> during the final build phase.
> Great. Maybe that could be used to solve also this TODO entry: 
>   - To add support for copying to the final system pre-generated
>     configuration files created by the user, if that can be implemented.
   For that to work the individual files must be copied to /sources and 
a script would have to move them to their final destination. It 'may' 
work but it may be easier to create a new function. I will look at it 
this evening. (ahhh..the life of the idle unemployed.)

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