Development status of alfs?

Pierre Labastie pierre.labastie at
Thu Sep 27 00:09:04 PDT 2012

Le 27/09/2012 00:18, Svetoslav Trochev a écrit :
> Hi,
> Several months ago I successfully build LFS, Learn quite a bit about
> Linux from that experience. I would love to explore more, but manually
> building packages over and over again would be waste of valuable time.
> I start looking into ALFS, but looks like the project is dormant. I
> was wondering why:
> 1. Is it lack off resources ... I mean developers?
> 2. Is it because there is better way for example other project that I
> am not aware of?
> 3. Is it because there is no interest into ALFS? How many people are
> actually using ALFS or LFS in any capacity, or LFS is becoming
> valuable learning tool and then it is time to move to distributions
> like Arch, Gentoo or even OpenEmbedded?
> Thank you,
> Svetoslav Trochev

Currently, the official implementation is jhalfs. You have to use the 
development version, which is the only one compatible with current LFS. 
You can download it with:

svn co svn:// jhalfs



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