Annotating LFS-6.5 compatibility

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Sat Jul 25 13:45:57 PDT 2009

Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Hi all,
> After thinking about this, and due to the community's desire to see
> something about this, I am proposing the following:
> As BLFS packages are built on top of an LFS-6.5 system, insert the
> following between the description of the package and the sect3 "Package
> Information".
> <para>This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-6.5 platform.</para>
> Put appropriate blank lines as needed.
> As most of you have mentioned, this clearly identifies to the reader that
> the package is current, and known to work.
> We can change the text if someone can think of a better statement, but
> once we start, it must be the same exact text in every single package.
> That way, once we go to release a BLFS-6.5, I can run a global sed and
> remove all the statements.
> Sound agreeable?

OK.  How about an entity? You wouldn't need to change the book, but just the entity.

   -- Bruce

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