Whats the best source distribution ?

Barry barry at hartford.uconn.edu
Mon Jan 22 15:27:10 PST 2001


Caleb Land wrote:
> 
> 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).
> 

did you use the glibc 2.2 patches???

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