Help with the "BLFS Package Dependencies"-hint please

Tor Olav Stava t-ol-sta at online.no
Mon Jan 16 14:02:04 PST 2006


Chuck Rhode wrote:

>I apologize for posting to the list, but I've had no luck since 14 Jan
>2006, sending the following reply via eMail:
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That's strange..

>Sorry for the delay.  Attached, please find a replacement for
>HarvestPackages.py.
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No problem at all. I understand it can be quite time consuming, and I'm 
a very patient guy ;)

>It takes a long time to run, but doesn't do a lot of Internet access.
>If you find it downloading stuff, you probably need to install the
>*xml docbook*.  
>
>HarvestPackages.py produces a copy of pkgs.dat on standard output, so
>you want to redirect output to that file.  It finds 369 packages in
>the BLFS BOOK.
>
>The AuditPackages.py script needs to be changed to "fix" packages that
>have alternate dependencies.  This is not done, yet.
>
>Please let me know how HarvestPackages.py works for you now.
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I'll come back to you on that first thing tomorrow. Will be off to bed 
quite soon :(


Tor Olav Stava




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