Should the build commands be reinstallable?

Bill's LFS Login lfsbill at nospam.dot
Fri Jan 9 05:43:43 PST 2004


On Fri, 9 Jan 2004, Jeroen Coumans wrote:

> Hi Alex Groenewoud. You said the following on 01/08/04 23:02:
> > The use of -v is not a bad idea, or instead the book could just say somewhere
> > something like: "If you're relatively new to Linux, we suggest you use the -v
> > flag with most of the simple commands (like ln, cp, mv, chmod), so they will
> > say what is being done."
>
> +1, except that it should be the default for all commands (or at least
> for ln; see www.linuxfromscratch.org/faq/#wrong-ln-s-command).

Does this fit with intended audience? My thought is
"intermediate-to-advanced" users *may* not need/want this. I think
Alex's thought fits better with our intended audience. I would only add
high-lighted since some newer users seem to miss those little hints.

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