Ken Moffat wrote: > There is also a deeper difference - jhalfs was originally a tool for > builders. As an editor, my preference is to look at a new package > version on a completed system [ normally, just a DESTDIR ], see what > options I want to use [ e.g. omit static libs even in LFS, unless they > turn out to be required somewhere ]. Only once I'm happy that the > resulting _system_ is ok will I think about editing the XML. And on > a desktop, the resulting system is normally my full normal desktop, > so that I can pick up knock-on effects in later packages.
Of course I do the individual check too, but I also need to build the whole system, in order, as a sanity check to make sure the system can be built according to the book as written. I also need to check that the packages build in the chroot environment in the book order. This was especially important when we added util-linux to Chapter 5. -- Bruce -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/blfs-dev FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/faq.html Unsubscribe: See the above information page