Re: [uCsimm] Re: Red Hat 7.1 using uClinux CD install, 2.0.38pre5

From: John Jeffers (john@j-microsystems.com)
Date: Thu May 17 2001 - 17:53:22 EDT


That was Linus's point about gcc 2.96 and his muttering about a broken
distribution. Thats also why Alan recompiles with ecgs.

At 04:50 PM 5/17/2001, you wrote:
>Why is it that I would have to reach outside of a distro to make
>customization of the default configuration work? Isn't the whole point
>of a distro is to offer a particular perspective on how the base system
>should be assembled and from that starting point we can make it suit our
>own particular needs? If the distro is nothing more than a bunch of
>files + an installer, then how is that going to serve anyone?

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