packaging/compiling your distro

Rainer Peter Feller Rainer-Peter.Feller at
Mon Aug 8 01:56:25 PDT 2005

On Mon, 2005-08-08 at 09:50 +0100, Dom wrote:
> Hi,
> Not quiet sure of the correct terminology, but does anyone know if it is
> possible o compile/package your distro (like make it into a file that can be
> easily installed) something similar to ALFS but will also add anything
> extra, and can be done after you've made the distro (so without having to
> rebuild it.)
> For example, so I create my own LFS distro, and add a WM and some other
> things and configure it all to a specific look/feel/purpose, how would I go
> about putting it all into one file that can be installed on a blank system
> (a setup file?)
> I have been looking round, but I am new here, so I apologize if this has
> already been posted
> Thanks
> Dom

hm build your system
tar it
make a bootable cd/dvd with a minimalist initrd system to prepare the
dest host
put your tar onto this cd/dvd
be happy

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