Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Apr 17 11:25:59 PDT 2006

Andrew Benton wrote these words on 04/17/06 13:15 CST:

> 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 As it stands LFS is out of date.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?

This issue was just discussed. It was determined that by going with
what we have, we can get a stable release out *now*. Making these
changes you propose would cause the release to become even more
delayed, with no assurances that we would end up with a stable

Newer is not necessarily better (this sentence simply an opinion).


rmlscsi: [bogomips 1003.28] [GNU ld version 2.16.1] [gcc (GCC) 4.0.3]
[GNU C Library stable release version 2.3.6] [Linux i686]
13:23:00 up 23 days, 1:00, 2 users, load average: 0.61, 0.32, 0.15

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