New "What is LFS"

Bill's LFS Login lfsbill at
Mon Feb 3 17:46:26 PST 2003

On Mon, 3 Feb 2003, Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> Hi guys,
> Here's a first version of a revised "What is LFS" text. This would replace the

> Of course there are also disadvantages. One of the main disadvantages of the
> LFS approach is that it takes a lot of time to install and manage an LFS
> system. It's not a simple manner of running one command that updates your
Should be 'matter'?---------||||||

> entire system with the latest patches and updates. You'll have to keep your
> system up-to-date manually. And some packages are vert big and take many

> hours to compile.
> Let's get one thing straight: we're not saying that distributions are bad and

Bill Maltby
lfsbill at

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