I've been preaching the LFS method of learning linux for several years now. For a ground up understanding it can't be beat.
One thing I would like to point to is the huge amount of work the lfs community put into designing the build process to assure tool chain integrity. IMHO the result is a reference tool chain that is comparable to that found with the Linux Standard Base (LSB).
I think, therefore, ken_i_m
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