Some Basic questions

Rodolfo Perez r-v-r at
Mon Apr 11 11:04:07 PDT 2011

Hi all again

Thanks for the replies.... At least I saw i'm not alone finding
difficulty to understand the blfs-tools in jhalfs.

Would appreciate a lot to have some tips for my questions 2 and 4. 

Thanks anyway

On Wed, 2011-04-06 at 15:17 +0100, Rodolfo Perez wrote:
> Hi all
> Im new to jhalfs and therefore I have some questions, which are, sorry,
> I guess . . . very basic. Im trying to build (as a start) a very simple
> system with a simple WM. 
> I succeed to install lfs (6.8) with jhalfs (svn). I included the
> blfs-tools, but now I failed to understand the blfs-tool instructions.
> 1. Is there a wget-list for the blfs-book? Im living in Africa,
> difficult to get access to a fast and cheap internet connection.  
> 2. I got a bit stacked on "Configuring and parsing the book". Only 1
> target can be choosen at once. Meaning, I  choose 1 Packed, type make,
> choose another packed, type make etc. Do I have to type make ~300
> times ?
> 3. I tried to install ALSA, which is at the top of the configuration
> list. But apparently it needs libxslt . . . which is a part of  "General
> libraries". Can I not install the General libraries at once?
> 3. If I choose a package, which has other dependencies. Are this needed
> packages automatically installed?
> 4. It says later:
> When the build scripts are ready to be run, the Makefile can be
> created. Be sure that you cd into the "package" directory and run
>     ../
> Meaning I have to type ../ again ~300 times :-)?

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