Many people have contributed both directly and indirectly to BLFS. This page lists all of those we can think of. We may well have left people out and if you feel this is the case, drop us a line. Many thanks to all of the LFS community for their assistance with this project. If you are in the list and wish to have your email address included, again please drop us a line to randy AT linuxfromscratch D0T org and we'll be happy to add it. We don't include email addresses by default so if you want it included, please state so when you contact us.
Editor: Randy McMurchy <randy AT linuxfromscratch D0T org>
Co-Editors: Bruce Dubbs, Larry Lawrence, Igor Zivkovic, DJ Lucas, Tushar Teredesai, David Jensen, Archaic, Manuel Canales Esparcia, Dan Nicholson, Andy Benton and Alexander E. Patrakov.
Chapter 01. Based on the LFS introductory text by Gerard Beekmans, modified by Mark Hymers for BLFS.
Chapter 02: The /usr versus /usr/local debate: Andrew McMurry.
Chapter 02: Going beyond BLFS: Tushar Teredesai.
Chapter 02: Package Management: Tushar Teredesai.
Chapter 02: Automated Building Procedures: Randy McMurchy.
Chapter 02: Locale Related Issues: Alexander Patrakov and Randy McMurchy.
Chapter 03: /etc/inputrc: Chris Lynn.
Chapter 03: Customizing your logon & vimrc: Mark Hymers.
Chapter 03: /etc/shells: Igor Zivkovic.
Chapter 03: Random number script Larry Lawrence.
Chapter 03: Creating a Custom Boot Device Bruce Dubbs.
Chapter 03: The Bash Shell Startup Files James Robertson revised by Bruce Dubbs.
Chapter 03: Compressed docs Olivier Peres.
Chapter 04: Firewalling: Henning Rohde with thanks to Jeff Bauman. Revised by Bruce Dubbs.
Chapter 11: Which Mark Hymers with many thanks to Seth Klein and Jesse Tie-Ten-Quee.
Chapter 25: X Window System Environment: Bruce Dubbs.
Chapter 27: Intro to Window Managers: Bruce Dubbs.
Chapters 28 and 29: KDE: Bruce Dubbs.
Chapters 30, 31, and 32: GNOME: Larry Lawrence.
traceroute: Jeff Bauman
ProFTPD and rsync: Daniel Baumann
joe, nano, nmap, slang, w3m and whois: Timothy Bauscher
Fetchmail and WvDial: Paul Campbell
CDParanoia, mpg123, SDL and XMMS: Jeroen Coumans
UDFtools, Perl modules (initial version) and Bluefish: Richard Downing
sudo, wireless_tools: Bruce Dubbs
tripwire: Manfred Glombowski
alsa, cvs, dhcpcd, gpm, hdparm, libjpeg, libmng, libpng, libtiff, giflib, links, lynx, openssl, tcsh, which and zsh: Mark Hymers
ALSA Firmware, ALSA OSS, inetutils, GLib, GTK+, libxml and vim: James Iwanek
db and lcms: Jeremy Jones and Mark Hymers
aalib, Alsa, ffmpeg, MPlayer, transcode, xvid and xsane: Alex Kloss
ntp: Eric Konopka
AbiWord, at-spi, ATK, audiofile, avifile, bc, bonobo-activation, bug-buddy, cdrdao, cdrtools, cpio, curl, dhcp, eog, esound, fcron, fluxbox, gail, galeon, gconf-editor, gdbm, gedit, gimp, GLib2, gmp, gnet, gnome-applets, gnome-desktop, gnome-games, gnome-icon-theme, gnome-libs, gnome-media, gnome-mime-data, gnome-panel, gnome-session, gnome-system-monitor, gnome-terminal, gnome-themes, gnome-utils, gnome-vfs, gnome-user-docs, gnumeric, GTK+2, gtk-doc, gtk-engines, eel, imlib, intltool, lame, libao, libart_lgpl, libbonobo, libbonoboui, libgail-gnome, libglade2, libgnome, libgnomecanvas, libgnomeprint, libgnomeprintui, libgnomeui, libgsf, libgtkhtml, libgtop, libIDL, libogg, librep, librsvg, libvorbis, libwnck, libxml2, libxslt, LPRng, Linux-PAM, metacity, MIT Kerberos 5, MPlayer, mutt, nautilus, oaf, OpenJade, OpenSP, OpenSSH, ORBit, ORBit2, pan, Pango, pcre, pkgconfig, postfix, procmail, Python, QT, rep-gtk, ruby, sawfish, scrollkeeper, sgml-common, sgml-dtd, shadow, startup-notification, unzip, vorbis-tools, vte, wget, XFce, xine, xml-dtd, yelp and zip: Larry Lawrence
Archive::Zip, cracklib, JDK-5, libdrm, libpcap, Mesa, ncpfs, netfs, OpenOffice-2, pppd (update), RP-PPPoE, Samba-3, Subversion, Xorg-7 and xterm: DJ Lucas
ALSA Tools, Apache Ant, cairo, Cyrus-SASL, D-BUS, DejaGnu, desktop-file-utils, DocBook DSSSL Stylesheets, DocBook-utils, dvd+rw-tools, Ethereal, Evince, Evolution Data Server, Exim (many additions), Expect, FOP, FreeTTS, FriBidi, GC, GCC (rewrite), GMime, gnome-audio, gnome-backgrounds, gnome-menus, gnome-mount, gnome-screensaver, gnome-volume-manager, GNOME Doc Utils, GNOME Keyring Manager, GnuCash (many additions), GOffice, Graphviz, GStreamer Base Plug-ins, GStreamer Good Plug-ins, GStreamer Ugly Plug-ins, HAL, Heimdal, HTML Tidy, ISO Codes, JadeTeX, Java Access Bridge, K3b, LessTif (rewrite), libexif, libgail-gnome, libgnomecups, Libidn, libmpeg2, libmusicbrainz, libquicktime, MIT Kerberos V5 (many updates and enhancements), MPlayer (extensive overhaul), NSS, Other Programming Tools, PDL, Perl Modules, pilot-link, Poppler, PyXML, Samba 3 (many additions), SANE (original instructions by Alex Kloss), Shadow (rewrite), SLIB, Sound Juicer, Stunnel, Sysstat, system-tools-backends, Totem, unixODBC and usbutils: Randy McMurchy
aspell, balsa, bind, bonobo, bonobo-conf, cvs server, emacs, evolution, exim, expat, gnome-print, GnuCash, gtkhtml, guppi, guile, g-wrap, leafnode, lesstif, libcapplet, libesmtp, libghttp, libglade, pine, portmap, PostgreSQL, qpopper, reiserfs, Samba, sendmail, slrn, soup, teTeX, tcp-wrappers, and xinetd: Billy O'Connor
Gimp-Print, libusb and TIN: Alexander E. Patrakov
Screen: Andreas Pedersen
ESP Ghostscript: Matt Rogers
iptables: Henning Rohde
fontconfig, gcc, jdk, mozilla, nas, openoffice, ispell, mailx, ImageMagick, hd2u, tcl, tk and bind-utils: Tushar Teredesai
MySQL: Jesse Tie-Ten-Quee
PHP: Jeremy Utley
Ekiga, Epiphany, FLAC, File Roller, GNOME Magnifier, GNOME Netstatus, GNOME Speech, GOK, Gnopernicus, Imlib2, LZO, MC, NASM, Nautilus CD Burner, Speex, XScreenSaver, Zenity, compface, freeglut, gcalctool, gucharmap, id3lib, kde-i18n, kdeaccessibility, kdebindings, kdesdk, kdevelop, kdewebdev, libFAME, liba52, libdv, libdvdcss, libdvdread, libmad, libmikmod and libmpeg3: Igor Zivkovic
Fernando Arbeiza for doing great quality assurance on Shadow utilizing PAM. The machine access he saved may have been yours.
Miguel Bazdresch for many suggestions and contributions to the Other Programming Tools section.
Gerard Beekmans for generally putting up with us and for running the whole LFS project.
Oliver Brakmann for developing the dhcpcd patch for FHS compliance.
Ian Chilton for writing the nfs hint.
Nathan Coulson for writing the new network bootscripts.
Nathan Coulson, DJ Lucas and Zack Winkles for reworking the bootscripts used throughout the book.
Jim Harris for writing the dig-nslookup-host.txt hint on which the bind-utils instructions are based.
Lee Harris for writing the gpm.txt hint on which our gpm instructions are based.
Marc Heerdink for creating patches for tcp_wrappers and portmap and for writing the gpm2.txt hint on which our gpm instruction are based.
Mark Hymers for initiating the BLFS project and writing many of the initial chapters of the book.
J_Man for submitting a gpm-1.19.3.diff file on which our gpm instructions are based.
Jeremy Jones (otherwise known as mca) for hacking Makefiles and general assistance.
Steffen Knollmann for revising the JadeTeX instructions to work with teTex-3.0.
Eric Konopka for writing the ntp.txt hint on which the ntp section is based.
Scot McPherson for writing the gnome-1.4.txt hint from which was gathered useful information and for warning us that GNOME Version 2.0 may not be ready to put in the book.
Alexander E. Patrakov for patches and suggestions to improve the book content, assistance with alsa dev.d helpers, and increasing the l10n awareness.
Ted Riley for writing the Linux-PAM + CrackLib + Shadow hint on which reinstalling Shadow to use PAM is based.
Jeremy Byron and David Ciecierski for assisting with, modifying, and testing various OpenOffice-2.0-pre builds and patches.
Last updated on 2007-01-28 13:39:54 -0600