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post #11 of 21
Sounds exciting! I may have to try it eventually.
post #12 of 21
you should share some thoughts for others who might find interest in this i believe it would be a powerful learning tool... perhaps some of your resources?
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post #13 of 21
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resources? you mean as the LFS manual?

if you have ever used slackware or arch, and built a SlackBuild or PKGBUILD file, it is basically what i'm building to compile and setup the system.

once i get a base system up and running, i will concentrate on a "package manager" method, it prolly wont be tied into any repo, but it will make it easier to see what is installed, install new programs and upgrade existing programs and even aid in the assistance of removal of them

i guess i have a long way to go, but i do plan on releasing the "build" scripts for the basic build of it.
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post #14 of 21
Sounds exciting. Gone to their a couple times to look it over myself, but I am definitely not versed well enough in Linux to even begin to attempt it. Good luck on your endeavor mate.
    
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I would love to have a live cd!, subbed for sure
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post #16 of 21
Thread Starter 
update: got the tool chain to compile successfully, now working on a base system

this could actually lead to a "real" distro lol, i'm having a lot of "fun" i guess you can say, it is keeping me occupied, and i feel that nothing can stop me now

my "package manager", i'm calling it "PMS" atm , as it is a bit unstable, a little moody, and blows up for no apparent reason. i've gotten it so far to be able to "record" what is being installed, where it installed too, and able to "remove" it with little or no hassle.

my web coding is becoming very apparent in my bash programming and c, i've organized its entire source structure as i would a web application LOL, it is what works for me, hehe.
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post #17 of 21
I doubt I'll ever have the time to do this, despite my interest in it.
Good luck and have fun!
post #18 of 21
Too much time for too little gain (as a longtime *nix user) and too much projected maintenance when things break. Great job, however! An excellent learning experience, no doubt .
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post #19 of 21
^ My thoughts exactly. Too much time + too little gained. I've got homework that needs to be done and I unfortunately don't get to choose when to do it.
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post #20 of 21
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Update:

after working on this project over the weekend and most of today, i realized i was doing something i always speak out against, i was reinventing the wheel.

i was building my package manager similar to that of the package manager in slackware, i was also setting up my build scripts like slackbuilds, so my only question right now, why?

i've decided to dedicate my time and efforts now to that of slackware.

thanks all for following my progress.
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