BLFS profile run script disables package stamps

Thomas Pegg thomasp at
Sun Feb 20 19:29:14 PST 2005

Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> I know we took this profile originally from Vassili, so the answer to 
> this may be lost in the mists of time...
> The script in the BLFS profile supplies the "-S" option to 
> nALFS, which disables generation of package 'stamps' that indicate when 
I've never seen it disable it, it always enables it for me.

> a package has been installed. This is counter-intuitive, as most of the 
> packages in BLFS require other packages, and won't build without stamps 
> to indicate they are installed.
> I think we should remove that -S from the script.
> Also, I don't see any reason to be specifying the path to nALFS itself; 
> it should just be found via the standard PATH.

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