Kernel page, once again

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Tue Jun 15 07:49:32 PDT 2004


Jeroen Coumans wrote:

> Alexander E. Patrakov said the following on 15-06-2004 06:31:
>
>> 1) Move all optional/replaceable packages to ch8. This currently
>> includes: e2fsprogs, reiserfsprogs (just for showing the reader that an
>> alternative exists), make_devices, udev, hotplug, module-init-tools, the
>> "modules" script, grub and lilo. Yes, I am strongly against the "one
>> true path" approach.
>
>
> I think it's better to stick to sane defaults and offer the user a 
> choice by pointing out alternatives. 

Hasn't this always been the philosophy?  Reiser, for instance, is in 
BLFS.  Is there a compelling reson to move it to LFS?  In my mind, LFS 
provides a base.  BLFS provides the user the ability to implement 
whatever customization desired.

  -- Bruce






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