svn bootscripts

Andrew Benton b3nton at
Wed Jun 1 13:21:55 PDT 2011

On Tue, 31 May 2011 21:55:37 -0500
Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at> wrote:

> Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> > I'm not sure I understand the objection to C. It's not really that 
> > difficult to understand or maintain - the community has the skillset 
> > required for a simple package like this one. Regardless, I volunteered 
> > to take over maintenance of that package so you could consider LightCube 
> > OS as upstream for that one, if you wish. I haven't had a chance yet to 
> > put that code in an official location on our servers, but I will aim to 
> > do so this week.
> It just another package and I'd like to avoid that in LFS even if it is 
> CMMI.  If the install of the bootscripts is basically copying files and 
> setting some symlinks, we don't need a C program to do just that.  OTOH, 
> putting it into BLFS is not an issue with me.

It seems to me the solution is to integrate the C program into the
bootscripts. The bootscripts used to just need "make install" but now
they should also need a "make" (to compile the tools needed to install
the bootscripts).


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