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Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Apr 17 11:22:42 PDT 2006


On Mon, Apr 17, 2006 at 07:15:15PM +0100, Andrew Benton wrote:
> Is that wise? As it stands LFS is out of date. Old gcc, old glibc, old 
> kernel headers. As soon as trunk moves to a newer toolchain everyone 
> will start using that. Why waste effort releasing a book that's already 
> obsolete?

Besides, what you're calling out of date is still considered fairly
untested by upstream, at least with glibc. Read the README in glibc-2.4.
Even though it is released, doesn't make it a sure thing that it is
stable. The glibc devs say they're still planning on releasing a 2.3.7
with bug fixes - and *that* is what it appears they consider to be most
stable.

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JH



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