Whats the best source distribution ?

Caleb Land bokonon at rochester.rr.com
Sun Jan 21 19:05:15 PST 2001


On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 11:33:37AM -0500, Simon Perreault wrote:
> On Sunday 21 January 2001 11:19, Stephen Alexander Coull babbled:
> > What is the "best" source distribution to build LFS from ? (Redhat,
> > Mandrake, ... ?)
> 
> Anything but Redhat 7 will work. There are no "quirks", but every newbie 
> always thinks that if he's encountering problems, it's because his source 
> distro is somehow fucking things up.
> 
> Hey, FAQ-person, how about putting this in the FAQ?

RedHat 7 will work, and is probably the best one!  I say this because
after using it one feels compelled to switch to something different :)

Seriously though, I used RH 7 to build my LFS, and everything went
well (at least I don't remember any show stoppers).

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