Get rid of (information for) lazy people
Max van de Wiel
maxvandewiel at tomaatnet.nl
Sun Sep 15 07:48:43 PDT 2002
Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> My personal opinion is that the whole section "Where to store the
> downloaded software" should be kicked together with the "How to install
> the software" section. There is NO justification WHATSOEVER for these
> sections. There are howtos that explain this much better, such as the
> Software-Building-HOWTO. I think the LFS book should start with a section
> like this:
> Things you should read before reading the LFS book:
> Linux Users' Guide
I find it a great idea to refer to good lecture one should read before
beginning at LFS. But i dont understand what you mean whit NO justification
WHATSOEVER concerning the where to store the software.
> And I mean it. You should not attempt to build LFS without having the
> knowledge contained in the above 2 documents. It is NOT LFS's JOB toteach
> this knowledge.
Of course its LFS's job and goal; read the chapter about who should read
this book: "...The most important reason for LFS's existence is teaching
people how a Linux system works internally. ... "
>The above howto/guides are well-written andcomprehensive.
> They ship with most distros. They are much better material for teaching
> the necessary fundamentals than the LFS book ever was and ever will be.
> Yes, telling people to read this stuff is going to scare away some of
> them. It's going to scare away all the people who are lazy and prefer
> wasting everyone else's time on lfs-support to learning stuff themselves.
> Good riddance!
Do you really believe lazy people who arent intrested in linuz wast one
second on LFS. I dont believe in this lazy stuff: yekyekyek LOL
> And if we make this change, we can probably simplify a lot of the rest of
> the book, too, because we don't have to consider Joe Ignorant anymore.
Dont forget: you where once Joe Ignorant.
Max van de Wiel
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