new guy, newbie questions.

Felipe Contreras al593181 at mail.mty.itesm.mx
Sun Jan 20 18:49:30 PST 2002


On Sun, Jan 20, 2002 at 08:33:46PM +0000, Mark Ellis wrote:
> On 2002.01.20 02:35 Felipe Contreras wrote:
> >On Sat, Jan 19, 2002 at 10:42:18AM +0000, Mark Ellis wrote:
> >> On 2002.01.18 22:34 Felipe Contreras wrote:
> >> >
> >> >Well, it might be worth to mention that the ALFS project was
> >intended
> >> >for LFS users, in order to automate the process that normally
> >should
> >> >be
> >> >done by hand as the LFS book says. If you intend to become one of
> >us
> >> >(build your whole system) then this is the right place.
> >> >
> >> >http://www.linuxfromscratch.org
> >> >
> >>
> >> Not really, in my case the lfs profiles are just great for testing,
> >> because if they work most likely anything will. ALFS is (hopefully,
> >> eventually, etc) going to be useful for whatever you want to
> >install.
> >
> >It might be, but that's not the main goal, at least not now.
> >
> 
> I'm confused then, what do you see as the main goal at the moment ? If 
> all someone wants is to build LFS without all the typing, then a 
> straight shell script with all the build commands is certainly easier 
> to do than anything we have here at the moment, it just isn't as easy 
> to modify and extend. Apoligies if i'm misinterpreting you.

ALFS is (hopefully, eventually, etc) going to be useful for whatever you
want to install.

Sorry, it seems I didn't read that line, or missunderstood it. :P

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Felipe Contreras
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