ALFS from scratch

Felipe Contreras al593181 at
Sun Jul 1 21:20:40 PDT 2001


I've read the last messages in the ml and I'm happy you finally decided to
start everything again. I've done some work on my own way to get a working
LFS automatically. I've already mentioned on this ml my scripts that are
bash based scripts but no one seems to support them, so here is what I

ALFS, can consist of a C backend, and a bash front-end (kind of mine one).

The key features of my scripts are:

* Autogenerated scripts.
** Easy, natural and fast implementation of new packages (profiles). **
* Install automatically any package.
* Fancy working, logs on each step, colors, etc.

The missing features are:

* Copy new bash, logout and chroot on an fancy way.
* Automatically upgrade acording to xml LFS book's commands.

I've really hard-worked on my scripts and work great for me, I can install
automatically everything, but unfortunatelly no one has liked this so If
anyone is interested on this I can clean out my scripts for you and provide


Unsubscribe: send email to alfs-discuss-request at
and put unsubscribe in the subject header of the message

More information about the alfs-discuss mailing list