relocation of the sources

Tushar Teredesai sukucorp at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 22:38:39 PDT 2005


On 6/7/05, Archaic <archaic at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> from
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/testing/chapter06/revisedchroot.html
> -snip-
> ########
> The packages and patches stored in /sources  can also be moved to a
> more usual location, such as /usr/src/packages. The entire directory can
> also be deleted if its contents have been burned to a CD.
> ########
> 
> 
> I suggest:
> 
> If you wish, the packages and patches stored in /sources can be moved to
> a more usual location, such as /usr/src/packages or in some other
> location that suits your needs. Either way, after you reboot and create
> your non-root user account, you should make the sources directory
> (wherever you choose to put it) writable by this non-root user.
> 

IMO, the entire paragraph should go. LFS should not be recommending
where the source files be downloaded initially nor should it suggest
where the source files should be moved finally.

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