[blfs-support] A significant BLFS milestone

Rick Shelton rick.shelton at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 21:56:04 PDT 2012


On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 8:04 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yesterday BLFS achieved a significant milestone.  Since LFS-7.2 was
> released on September 1st, all 625 (or so) packages in BLFS have been
> updated.  Most are marked as lfs72_checked, and only 9 are marked
> lfs72_built (but not tested).
>
> In addition, all the tickets for package updates and other issues have
> been addressed.  Only two remain and they both await upstream.
>
> To my knowledge, BLFS has never been this complete since the start of
> the project.  Of course, the book is not perfect, but we will be able to
> address new issues and package updates as they come up.
>
> I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who have
> contributed to getting to this stage.  Special thanks go to Armin,
> Ragnar, Ken, DJ, and Chris for their contributions.
>
> The BLFS version as of today has been placed in the BLFS Museum:
>
> http://archive.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs-museum/snapshot-20121101/
>
>    -- Bruce
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Congratulations to all who worked toward this milestone!
Users like myself appreciate your time and effort.
Thank you!
~rick
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