Author: pierre Date: Sat Aug 12 06:03:06 2017 New Revision: 3998 Log: Update documentation for LFS inclusion in BLFS tools.
Modified: jhalfs/trunk/README jhalfs/trunk/README.BLFS Modified: jhalfs/trunk/README ============================================================================== --- jhalfs/trunk/README Thu Aug 10 08:25:12 2017 (r3997) +++ jhalfs/trunk/README Sat Aug 12 06:03:06 2017 (r3998) @@ -236,12 +236,12 @@ 7. FAQ:: Q. "It doesn't work" A. There are several reasons why it may be so. One possibility is the - following:jhalfs was designed to work against the development versions - of the LFS series of books. Consequently changes in a book(s) sometimes - breaks older versions of jhalfs. Before you start pulling out your hair + following: jhalfs was designed to work against the development versions + of the LFS series of books. Consequently changes in a book sometimes + break older versions of jhalfs. Before you start pulling out your hair, download the latest version of jhalfs to see if that solves your problem. Note that it may be the other way around. If you want to build - an old version of the book, you may have to downgrade you jahlfs + an old version of the book, you may have to downgrade your jhalfs version. Q. "How do I specify the build location?" @@ -263,10 +263,10 @@ Q. "What is the function of the SRC_ARCHIVE variable?" A. When jhalfs runs and packages download was selected, it creates a local - copy of the necessary packages in BUILDDIR/sources by downloading the + copy of the necessary packages in $BUILDDIR/sources by downloading the files. If the variable SRC_ARCHIVE is defined the software will first look in this location for the file and, if found, will copy it to - BUILDDIR/sources. + $BUILDDIR/sources. If the files are not found in SRC_ARCHIVE _and_ you have write priv to the directory any downloaded files will be mirrored there. @@ -293,7 +293,7 @@ These variables are adjustable also when invoking make: - $BUILDDIR make LUSER=myaccount LGROUP=mygroup + cd $BUILDDIR; make LUSER=myaccount LGROUP=mygroup The only changes to your account will be the creation of a NEW .bashrc after saving your original to .bashrc.XXX Modified: jhalfs/trunk/README.BLFS ============================================================================== --- jhalfs/trunk/README.BLFS Thu Aug 10 08:25:12 2017 (r3997) +++ jhalfs/trunk/README.BLFS Sat Aug 12 06:03:06 2017 (r3998) @@ -13,6 +13,10 @@ build scripts and Makefile will work "as is", thus, as a general rule, you will need to review and edit the scripts while reading the book. + Since version 3.0 of jhalfs, the blfs tools allow also to update packages + from the LFS book. LFS packages which may be updated appear in the menu + interface. When selected, their scriptlet is generated in the same manner + as for BLFS packages. 2. PREREQUISITES:: @@ -64,6 +68,20 @@ Issues' of the BLFS book), as some instructions in BLFS rely on their being present. + - In this case, the tool has no way to know which version of LFS packages + is installed, so that the menu interface will show all the LFS packages, + as if they were not installed. If you have a released version of LFS, or + the date of your SVN version of LFS is known, you should run the + update-lfs.sh script. If you have updated some + LFS packages since first installation, or have been using a custom + working copy of the LFS book, the only (tedious) way is to create + empty files with names <package>-<installed-version> in the tracking + directory, and run the tool. + + - If you have also installed some BLFS packages, they are not in the + tracking file. The only way is to create empty files with names + <package>-<installed-version> in the tracking directory, and run the tool. + 3.2 INSTALLATION ON A JUST BUILT xLFS SYSTEM For books that support it (only LFS for jhalfs version 2.4), @@ -93,6 +111,10 @@ - Configure sudo and add the bash shell startup files, as described above + - Note that the versions of LFS packages are automatically known to + the tool in this case, and there is no need to run the update-lfs.sh + script. + We assume that the BLFS tools will be used on a booted xLFS system. Using them to build BLFS packages in a chroot jail is also possible, but not supported. @@ -100,6 +122,7 @@ 3.3 DIRECTORY LAYOUT IN THE $BLFS_ROOT DIRECTORY blfs-xml/* SVN tree of the selected BLFS book version + lfs-xml/* SVN tree of the selected LFS book version lib/constants.inc functions libraries /func_dependencies for building the dependency tree menu/* lxdialog and menuconfig source code @@ -109,6 +132,8 @@ /dependencies.xsl XSL stylesheet to generate the dependency list of a package /make_book.xsl XSL stylesheet to generate the linear book.xml + /lfs_make_book.xsl XSL stylesheet to incoporate LFS pages into the + linear book.xml /scripts.xsl XSL stylesheet to generate the scriptlets from book.xml /bump.xsl XSL stylesheet to update the tracking file @@ -127,7 +152,7 @@ database and the tracking file. envars.conf envars needed when running the target build scripts - Working files: several files are generated when first running the tool +Working files: several files are generated when first running the tool packages.xml auto-generated packages database Config.in input file for the menu driven choices @@ -235,11 +260,13 @@ "bar" before "foo" package and the "foo" script is named "064-z-foo", you just need to create a "064-y-bar" build script. - Remember, the package tracking system isn't a package management tool + Remember, the package tracking system isn't a package management tool and knows nothing about packages not in the BLFS book. - Also, review and edit envars.conf. This file is used to set global envars - needed by the build scripts. + IMPORTANT: Review and edit envars.conf, at least after installing the + tool. This file is used to set global envars needed by the build scripts. + If you use package management, the variable PACK_INSTALL should point to + where the packInstall.sh script resides. 4.4 CREATING THE MAKEFILE:: -- http://lists.linuxfromscratch.org/listinfo/alfs-log Unsubscribe: See the above information page