Linux Standards Base

Randy McMurchy lfs.user at
Tue Oct 27 10:00:43 PDT 2009

Dan Nicholson wrote:

> The major reason for the existence of the LSB is to support ISVs who
> want to distribute software for linux. They want to have some base to
> be able to say "here's a package that will work on your system". If
> you don't want or need to support that, the LSB is not for you.

Seems LFS is more the opposite, "give us the source and we make the
package work for our system". And if so, perhaps we don't even need
to be LSB compliant.


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