Removing Source Tree in Ch 5 [Was Re: problem installing Installing Texinfo-4.0]

Matthias Benkmann matthias at
Wed Mar 20 03:12:29 PST 2002

On Wed, 20 Mar 2002 09:58:32 +0100 Erika Pacholleck <pchllck at>

> The only problem I see is the one, most people are just too hasty
> in only c&p the commands and get the lfs done, even worse download
> the commands and just run them -- instead of taking their time to
> read the book first, than think about their own wishes, and explore
> the sources before|after they compile. (Yesterday I played QUAKE,
> today I installed LFS -- yes, flame me on that one).
> But obiously they all find the passage about how to mailinglist.
> So for a remark it is the right place.

I'd like to renew my suggestion to mail every new subscriber the FAQ on
his subscription, maybe even in the subscription confirmation mail. A new
section could be added right at the beginning: "Common mistakes".

Indecision is the key to flexibility.

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