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Re: GNU From Scratch

From: Patrick Leslie Polzer
Subject: Re: GNU From Scratch
Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2005 21:43:14 +0100

On Mon, 26 Dec 2005 21:22:00 +0100
Alfred M\. Szmidt <"Alfred M\. Szmidt" <ams@gnu.org>> wrote:

 | No, it is a waste of time.  More often than not you learn nothing,
 | since you are simply following steps that someone else has written for
 | you.  Following instructions blindly is not learning, or exploring.
I am sure if you'd post your opinion on the appropriate LinuxFromScratch
mailing list a lot of people will disagree with you...

 | Making a usable system that is easy to upgrade, maintain, and use is
 | far more work than compiling things from scratch into some directory
 | (which I can do in about a minute, excluding compilation time).  We
 | are currently working on making the last missing bits of the GNU
 | system fit
Is the GNU project propagating "one size fits all" here?

I'd rather think not...


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