Auto-generating Slackware tagfiles.

Peter Kaagman


Revision History
Revision v0.12005Revised by: PKn
Initital release.

This document explains how to duplicate the install of a once installed Slackware system. This is done by making tagfiles based on the packages installed on the model system and the original tagfiles from the Slackware CD-Rom. In the process of explaining this, other subjects like the tagfile itself and using USB devices during install wil be discussed.

Table of Contents
1. Legal
1.1. Disclaimer
1.2. Copyright
2. Preface.
3. So what are tagfiles?
4. The scripts.
4.1. The script mkorgstruct
4.2. The script mkcpinstall
5. The installation.
6. Using a USB stick.

1. Legal

1.1. Disclaimer

This document is distributed in the hope it will be usefull. Although all effort is done to ensure the information in this document is correct, it comes without any guaranties. The information is based on personal experience and seems to work for me. This of course does not mean I would not like to hear about any errors you might find.

1.2. Copyright

Copyright (c) Peter Kaagman 2005

This document is the intelectual property of Peter Kaagman. Permission is granted to ditribute it under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version as published by the Free Software Foundation. You van read the complete license at http://www.gnu.org/licenses/fdl.html