A blast from the past

zeps at ihug.com.au zeps at ihug.com.au
Wed Jul 28 02:21:23 PDT 2004

Greg Schafer wrote:
> Hi Guys
> No, I'm not back.
> Just a little "hello" ....
> and a big fat "I told you so!" :-) Reread my parting post from exactly 6
> months ago in the context of recent events and you'll see what I mean :-)
> http://linuxfromscratch.org/pipermail/lfs-dev/2004-January/041664.html
> Anyway, I'm not here to dis on LFS, just to advise I'm starting a new
> project - inspired by LFS but aimed at the more technical user and with a
> mostly different set of goals. It won't be a shameless fork like some of the
> other efforts I've seen recently, but rather a new effort from the ground
> up. LFS development will be able to benefit by drawing from the new project
> so I'm using that fact as my excuse for the ontopicness of this post :-)
> If anyone's interested, contact me. No followups to this list please. I'll
> report back here if/when the new project gets off the ground.
> Regards
> Greg
> PS - IMHO the build method is showing signs of fragility.. exposed by latest
> packages when coming from older hosts. I've recently done some work on
> robustifying the build to make it pretty much bullet proof. This of course
> will be part of the new project.

Im very interested in looking at this method. Im currently useing my own 
  method, But then im dealing mainly with bleeding edge builds.

- Zeplin

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