BLFS-1.0 release date coinciding with LFS-4.0?

James Iwanek chthon at
Tue Aug 6 10:30:23 PDT 2002

Mark Hymers wrote:

> On Sun, 04, Aug, 2002 at 12:07:30AM -0400, Gerard Beekmans spoke thus..
>> Hey guys,
>> Once upon a time Mark and I were talking when BLFS-1.0 would be released,
>> and a tentative arrangement was made to release BLFS-1.0 on the same day
>> as LFS-4.0
>> Is this plan still attainable?
> I'm just looking at what work other people have been doing recently
> (there's a lot of it).  A brief glance suggests that it is attainable
> although it'll be tight.
> What I'm thinking about is setting a date by which all *new*
> instructions have to be sent to the blfs-* lists in order to be
> considered for BLFS-1.0.  That date will be August 24th[0].
> After that we'll just do QA testing, reading and rewriting the textual
> parts of the book and bug fixing.
> Does that sound reasonable to everyone?
> Mark
> [0] Reasoning for that date?  I was looking for a date around about then
> and noticed that that Sunday is my mum's birthday!  /me shrugs, it's as
> good a reason as any!

the 24th sounds good for me - i should be able to update the gnome bits (if 
neccesary before then)

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