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GENDIST (the Linux Distribution Generator) allows you to easily create your own special distribution. It creates a makefile-based build system for your distribution, and helps you to automate the following three tasks: maintaining your root filesystem, maintaining your "CD filesystem" (in case you create a bootable CD), and packaging everything on media.

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Recent releases

  •  14 Sep 2003 19:27

    Release Notes: Support for media type "Bochs" has been added. This allows you to directly create a bootable Bochs HD image. There is a fix for make 3.80, which breaks GENDIST.

    •  31 Dec 2002 13:39

      Release Notes: A minor bug in the calculation of blocks-per-group for very large initrds was fixed.

      •  29 Dec 2002 16:07

        Release Notes: A workaround was implemented for the mke2fs bug/feature, so small initrds with a large number of inodes should work now. A minor bug in the ShellLinux example was fixed: the attributes of shared libraries are now restored after copying them with objcopy.

        •  19 Oct 2002 09:25

          Release Notes: INSTALL has been added as a template file.

          •  07 Oct 2002 16:08

            Release Notes: This release adds minor bugfixes and code cleanup.


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