Adding to "Cleaning Up'

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Fri Jan 10 19:18:44 PST 2014

Pierre Labastie wrote:
> Le 10/01/2014 00:08, Bruce Dubbs a écrit :
>> Pierre,
>>     In LFS, I want to add an instruction to chapter06/revisedchroot.xml
>> which is actually titled "Cleaning Up".  When I tested jhalfs,
>> 129-revisedchroot is not run in the Makefile, but
>> lfs-commands/chapter06/129-revisedchroot is created.
>> The revised 'chroot' command should not be run but the new 'rm' command
>> should be.  I'd like to see a role="noauto" (or equivalent) for
>> <userinput> to skip the chroot command, but also run 129-revisedchroot
>> in the Makefile.
>> Would that be hard to do?
>>     -- Bruce
> I think I could try to do that during the week-end. The easy part is to run
> the script in the Makefile. The harder part is to split the script, because
> the chroot instruction is needed too (variable CHROOT2 in the Makefile), but
> of course should not be run when the script is run. So I think I'll split the
> script into 129-1-revisedchroot and 129-2-revisedchroot, use the -1 for
> extracting the chroot command and run the -2 in the Makefile. For
> discriminating the two strings, I do not think a special role="" attribute is
> needed, but I need to be sure that the new command to be run does not contain
> "chroot". Is that the case?

Yes, that's the case, but it may be useful to have a general way to add 
an instruction but not have jhalfs include it.  That's what I had in 
mind with the role attribute.  Another thought is something like 
role='comment' and have the instruction(s) in that code chunk preceded 
with a #.

   -- Bruce

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