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Roel Neefs geryon at gaosu.rave.org
Mon Jun 7 11:11:54 PDT 2004

On Monday 07 June 2004 19:33, Jeroen Coumans wrote:

> I hate to see the book abuse the RTFM-mentality in order not to
> provide information about a subject, however basic it may seem to you
> or someone else well-versed into the subject. The extreme side of
> your POV would reduce the book to a package list with RTFM's in it!
> :-) If the book won't provide such information, I'll be sure to make
> it available on the site, as I'm sure there *is* a need for such
> information.

And imho that's where it should be, it has nothing to do with lfs 
itself, only with the way to get the packages.
But i really don't see a reason why it is necessary, at no point in the 
book we explain something that is that easy to find for yourself in 
--help or man if it's not important for the understanding of the whole 

LFS is beginning to become a more and more linux newbie oriented book, 
and i don't like that change, it is a hell for support.

> Groeten/Greetings,
> Jeroen Coumans
> {faq,website}@linuxfromscratch.org
> www.jeroencoumans.nl

Roel Neefs
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