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Re: [PATCH 3/4] Add support for producing disks with (optional) extra variants.

On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 16:13 +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Friday 07 August 2009, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > This patch just adds the generic support code:
> >    * CONF.sh:           Add $(VARIANTS) configuration variable.
> >    * eash-build.sh:     Add command line parameter to enable variants.
> >    * Makefile:          Define VARIANT_xxx when preprocessing package list.
> >    * boot/?/common.sh:  Add a function for checking if a variant is enabled.
> >    * generate_di_list:  Allow variant overrides in udeb exclusion list.
> It would be nice to have the variants functionality documented a bit,
> especially as it adds syntax extentions in various existing files.


> Given the already fragmented state of the documentation, a separate
> document in the docs directory probably makes most sense.

Do I need to html it up and wire it into the existing documents? Looks
like that stuff is very incomplete, a bunch of the links are dead and a
variants chapter doesn't really seem to fit in anywhere in the existing
narrative (such as it is), would a simple standalone text document to


Ian Campbell
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