Getting ready to attempt an install..
tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Jan 31 11:12:29 PST 2003
Alan Grimes wrote:
>First off I gotta get something off my chest: I HATE LINUX!!!
Boy, are you saying that to the wrong group of people :-) BTW, that is
>I went and downloaded all of the LFS packages and then found all the
>updates... -- it seems some of the updates might have broken the patches
>you provided... most notably GCC 3.2.1 which contains about 10^9
>bugfixes... I'll look into applying the patches manually... -- I never
>figured out how to use "patch" anyway... =\
The patches correspond to the version in the book. If you want the
latest packages, use the cvs version of the book.
>I was greatly annoyed that you included vim as a standard package. vi is
>the most evil piece of software ever written. If a judge sentanced
>someone to use vi for 30 days, the sentance would be overthron on appeal
>for being cruel and unusual punishment.
>I ripped that out with extreme prejudice and downloaded ee instead,
>which I presume will not be as sadistic...
Hmm, the book mentions alternatives to vim!
>I've read up to ch.2 at this point an will be returning to it in a day
>Any advice/pointers appreciated.
Yep, there is no support request in this entire e-mail, so mails of this
kind would best fit in lfs-chat. Once you get further than Chapter 2,
and if you have problems when building the book, post to this list.
>PS: STOP THOSE OT THREADS ALREADY!!!! THEY'RE DRIVING ME CRAZY!!!
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