[RFC] On LFS' Package Selection Policy

Tushar Teredesai sukucorp at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 08:10:07 PDT 2005

On 8/5/05, Matthew Burgess <matthew at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> 1) Are the utilities and/or interfaces the package provides mandated by
> any of the following standards?
>     * Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS-2.3)
>     * Linux Standard Base (LSB-3.0)
>     * POSIX Single Unix System V3 (IEEE Std 1003.1 or ISO/IEC 9945:2003)

FHS is good, not so sure about LSB since it mandates lot more packages
like PAM which are not in LFS.

> Sysklogd might not be
> the best example here - I have no idea what would happen if you removed
> syslogd and/or klogd!

Though I have never removed it, I don't think anything bad will
happen, the system messages won't get logged. The system will still
boot up properly.

Tushar Teredesai
   mailto:tushar at linuxfromscratch.org

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