is LFS LSB compliant?

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Sat Oct 8 03:14:34 PDT 2005


Ken Moffat wrote:
>  You might want to read Ulrich Drepper's recent blog on the LSB:
> 
>   http://www.livejournal.com/users/udrepper/8511.html

I completely agree with his argument. While they are able to implement 
the system that passes their own testsuite, this system fails to comply 
with the spirit of their tests. E.g., they test for UTF-8 support in 
coreutils, grep and diff. Let's come a bit further and require UTF-8 
support (where possible) in everything they ship with their sample 
implementation. They fail because they still include (non-working) 
gawk-3.1.4 in their sample implementation, and say nothing about 
ncursesw (see also http://bugs.linuxbase.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1049)

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov



More information about the lfs-support mailing list