Content for new ALFS page
jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Oct 25 06:33:59 PDT 2003
Hi Kevin P. Fleming. You said the following on 10/25/03 04:07:
> For actual parsing of XML profiles, nALFS uses the libxml2 (a.k.a.
> gnome-xml) library. You can find it on its homepage, http://xmlsoft.org/.
> If you use <download> and/or <unpack> elements in your profiles, and
> wish to have the source file contents verified by computing digests, you
> can use MD5 digests without requiring any additional libraries while
> building nALFS. If you wish to use digests other than MD5 (i.e. SHA-1),
> nALFS can be built using the OpenSSL library from http://www.openssl.org/.
> If you use <download> and/or <unpack> elements in your profiles and wish
> to get better download performance (and more reliability) than using
> "wget" for the download processes, nALFS can be built using the curl
> libraries that are included in the curl distribution from
> (lifted from the README file)
Adjusted it a bit and referred to BLFS build instructions.
Jeroen Coumans (jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org)
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