State of ALFS

Richard A Downing richard at
Sun Jan 1 23:08:58 PST 2006

On Sun, 01 Jan 2006 17:25:09 -0500
Thomas Pegg <tom at> wrote:

> Now for the BLFS profile, this beast needs major work, but really we 
> need more hands to help with it, myself and Joachim just is not
> enough anymore. This brings another question do we want to keep
> maintaining this profile? BLFS is such a fast moving target it seems
> a bit impossible currently. I personally would like to see it
> continue, but I currently have no time to keep up with it anymore, my
> plate is full enough with LFS and CLFS and I know Joachim's time is
> limited.

I think that until you can derive the profiles automatically from the
book's xml source you will never have enough resources to keep up with
BLFS.  The profiles are considerably more complex than most (c)LFS
ones, and they change in 'substance' more often (not just version


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