Printed book status

Matthew Burgess ca9mbu at
Sat Apr 5 14:43:33 PST 2003

On Sat, 5 Apr 2003 22:39:08 +0000 (UTC)
gerard at (Gerard Beekmans) wrote:

> On April 5, 2003 11:03 am, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> > Kewl:-) Should this also be posted to *-support and *-dev lists?
> I suppose that wouldn't be a bad thing ;) Not the support lists though,
> it's not really suitable there.
> > What does the Companion CD contain? The details on the site don't
> > specify that. Is it a distro or the e-version of the book?
> It contains the lfs-packages tarball (well unpacked tarball) to go with
> the book and some extra bigger packages that take most people days to
> download: KDE, XFree86, OpenOffice, Gtk+, Mozilla. My boss is also
> working on putting all of TLDP on it (all their HOWTOs, guides and so
> forth).

Gerard, would it be appropriate to put the LFS FAQ on the CD as well (or
even in the book itself) - I'm envisaging a whole new influx of
newbies bombarding the *-support lists once the copies are snapped up :)


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