host distribution recommendations?

Chris De Varennes chrisd at
Fri Aug 20 06:37:21 PDT 2004

I've had success building various LFS versions (starting with 4.0, 
through 5.1.1) on Red Hat.  I've built on RH 7.2, 7.3, and 9 without any 
special problems...Be aware that Fedora Core 2 is problematic, but the 
other RH versions appear to work just fine.

Chris D.

Christopher M Bergeron wrote:

> All -
> I've tried building LFS 5.1.1 two separate times now on a Slackware 
> 9.0 host distro, and I've run into misc. bizarre problems both times 
> (segfaults using 'ls', etc...).  Has anyone reported any issues 
> building LFS 5.1.1 on slack 9.0?   Is there a distro that is "known" 
> to work well as a host for LFS?
> Thanks!
> -CB

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