larry at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Apr 2 18:59:26 PST 2003
On Thu, 03 Apr 2003 00:04:36 +0000, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> * gnat can be moved to be a part of gcc since it is only used to
> bootstrap gcc-ada. this is similar to what we do with j2sdk.
You are welcome to implement this if you have time.
> * similarly db-3.1.x can be moved to be a part of evolution since it
> is only needed when compiling evolution.
I almost misunderstood this one. I'll look at it, but it is probably a go.
> * db-3.3.x should not probably be installed in /usr. It will
> overwrite db-4.x headers and binaries. /opt/db-3 might me a good
> location. Does any package need db-3.3?
Good question, memory says it was only utilized for gnome-1.4, which would
be GConf. The only problem is that I don't trust my memory. I'll check it
> * whois could be removed since it is already part of inetutils.
> * when building inetutils, the programs that are already installed
> in a base LFS should not be overwritten. inetutils has
> --disable-xxx option to disable virtually everything.
I still feel we need inetutils config file for BLFS that correctly sets
FAM, portmap and tcp wrappers. Anyone else agree/disagree.
> I am also comparing my build scripts with the commands in the book, will
> post if I have any suggestions regarding instructions for specific packages.
> Tushar Teredesai
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