Subject: Re: makefs problem [was: Re: Enabling LFS in sysinst (and moving lfs_cleanerd)]
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/01/2006 12:32:51
On Wed, Nov 01, 2006 at 05:42:03PM +0100, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> On 11/1/06, Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:
> >On Wed, 1 Nov 2006, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> >>> $ nbmake-i386 clean dependall release CDRELEASE=true
> >...
> >> I've had a look, and it seems that indeed makefs seems to break things. 
> >:(
> >
> >Er, wait... it may actually help to pass '-o rockridge' to makefs.
> >Investigating, stay tuned!
> Yes, it certainly helps.  But then the file names are normalized
> somehow and therefore cannot be recognized by the installer.

If that's true, then it's a bug -- the whole point of the rockridge
extensions is that they are supposed to make such normalization *not*

It was the case at one time, though, that our sets were named so that
it would not matter.  It would be irritating to have to fix things now
so that they worked that way again, however...