Retrofitting LFS 6.1?

Allen J. Newton anewton at
Thu Sep 22 14:18:45 PDT 2005

Hi, Archaic, you wrote:
> Subject: Re: Retrofitting LFS 6.1?

> On Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 01:33:56PM -0600, Allen J. Newton wrote:
> >
> > Quick question:  How much work would be involved in retrofitting an LFS 6.1
> > system to hardening to HLFS specs (as opposed to doing the complete rebuild
> > procedure documented in the book)?
> You are pretty much going to have to do that. It takes an ssp aware
> toolchain to build an ssp aware toolchain. Chapter 5 jumps through the
> hoops needed to accomplish this so that the chap6 toolchain can be
> built.

Yeah, that occurred to me about 5ms after I hit "send".

Say, any word on when a "stable" version of HLFS is planned for release?

Allen J. Newton  (anewton at

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