r7451 - in trunk/BOOK: . book introduction/welcome

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at gmail.com
Mon May 12 04:38:38 PDT 2008


randy at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> +  <para>This is the development version of the BLFS book. This version of the
> +  book is intended to be used when building on top of a system built using the
> +  LFS Development book. Though this version of the book is development in
> +  nature, every effort has been made to ensure accuracy and reliability of the
> +  instructions. Many people find that using the instructions in this book after
> +  building the development version of LFS provides a stable and very modern
> +  Linux system.</para>
> +
> +  <para>If you have built LFS using a released version (the most recent being
> +  LFS-6.3), then you probably don't want to use this version of BLFS, as
> +  there could be incompatibilities. Instead, use the matching BLFS version
> +  which should be available on all the mirrors.</para>

Translation: "If you have built LFS using a released version, then you probably 
want to use the outdated and insecure BLFS version". Not sure if this is the 
intention. At this point, some discussion is needed on blfs-dev how to handle 
the issue.

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov




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