Subject: Re: LFS
To: IWAMOTO Toshihiro <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/16/2000 15:18:31
On Sun, Apr 16, 2000 at 05:10:00PM +0900, IWAMOTO Toshihiro wrote:
> Hearing several successful reports with LFS, I suspect my unstableness
> of LFS is due to a misplaced local patch in lfs_truncate(),
> which was intended to fix mmap problem to make emacs buildable in LFS.

I don't use emacs, so no problems :)

> I disabled this modification and LFS seems to be much more stable.
> I'll send-pr this mmap problem shortly.
> > > I've been trying to use LFS recently, but from my experience,
> > > LFS has a very short MTBF, ranging from hours to weeks.
> > 
> > What's you pattern usage ?
> I use LFS to keep object directory with /usr/src in a FFS partition.

This is close to my usage (I have the sources on the same LFS, but
this shouldn't change things much). Other peoples uses it for obj dirs
as well, so your patch looks really suspect :)

Manuel Bouyer <>