[blfs-dev] glibc errors in blfs packages on i686

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Thu Aug 29 15:42:27 PDT 2013

On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 04:37:53PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> >
> >   OTOH the more we change for newer and shinier versions, the less
> > reason people have for respecting the -rc name.
> But we are discussing -rc2, not a stable release.  If we didn't have the 
> glibc issue, I wouldn't be suggesting the other packages.

> >   Are we going to keep the 7.4 tags showing 7.4 ?  On the grounds
> > that whatever changes in -rc2 is _unlikely_ to break BLFS, I suppose
> > we could leave them.  Unless someone finds a problem.
> I think the issue was that we were doing the tests for -rc1 and found 
> the glibc error.  -rc2 would continue to do the testing.  We didn't find 
> the issue until Fernando tried java on a i686.  I could do a global sed 
> and replace lfs74 with lfs74rc1 and then start all of BLFS over.

 If you do that, I guess you'll also create an lfs74 or lfs74rc2 tag.

> Right now I'm thinking about a potential BLFS release in mid-October or 
> early November.  After 5 years, what's a month or two?
 Yeah.  I might even have upgraded my own server to 7.4 by then.
But to be honest, the sooner the better for cutting a BLFS release.

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