HLFS missing

Dok Sander doksander at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 9 00:30:13 PST 2010


Hi,

 I'll look forward to it. I also have a server project for which I intend to use HLFS at some point. Keep up the good work!

--- On Mon, 11/8/10, Robert Connolly <robert at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> From: Robert Connolly <robert at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Subject: Re: HLFS missing
> To: "HLFS Book Maintenance List" <hlfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Date: Monday, November 8, 2010, 11:40 PM
> On Monday 08 November 2010 06:02:21
> Dok Sander wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> >  What has happened to the HLFS book? The last
> time I checked, there were
> > entries for such packages as: Owl Linux, GCC Stack
> Smashing Protection and
> > AppArmor(IIRC)
> > 
> > Now the whole book seems to be the same as LFS. I
> haven't done a
> > comprehensive read-through but with a quick glance,
> there doesn't seem to
> > be any reference to HLFS anymore.
> 
> The LFS-6.7 book was copied over to trunk/. Not much was
> changed yet. The old 
> book was out of date and not maintained, so I didn't think
> much was lost by 
> deleting it.
> 
> I made new gcc-4.5.1 patches for ssp, fortify_source, and
> -fpie. I should add 
> them to the book by Wednesday, maybe earlier. Posix
> capabilities (libcap2) 
> should be in by the weekend. I just received a quad core
> system today, so my 
> test builds will go faster.
> 
> I plan to rewrite the pages describing the toolchain
> hardening, putting them 
> on a single page, and an additional page for network
> hardening later. And I 
> plan to read the book from the beginning to see if anything
> should be added.
> 
> The credits to other projects or people will be (re)added
> along with their 
> work.
> 
> There should be regular progress each week now. I'm
> installing HLFS on my 
> server, workstation and laptop, so anything that doesn't
> work right will be 
> fixed quickly.
> 
> > My sources are:
> svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/HLFS/trunk/BOOK/ and
> > http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hlfs/view/development
> > 
> > Also the "Read online" and snapshots -links do not
> work(The actual links:
> > http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hlfs/view/unstable/
> and
> > http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hlfs/downloads/unstable/
> respectively)
> 
> Thanks for telling me. I just fixed those links.
>  
> robert
> 
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