hlfs-dev Digest, Vol 1127, Issue 1

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat May 29 23:45:32 PDT 2010


On Sunday May 30 2010 02:16:39 am Robert Connolly wrote:
> On Saturday May 29 2010 10:43:19 pm Dean Takemori wrote:
> > > Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 22:04:51 -0400
> > > From: Robert Connolly <robert at linuxfromscratch.org>
> > >
> > > An old idea was to take the LFS stable book (LFS-6.6 for example) and
> > > modify it. I think this would simplify a lot of things. HLFS would be
> > > patches on the LFS book and packages.
> >
> > My assumption was that this is how HLFS got started, but maybe
> > you (Robert Connolly) can give is a bit of history on that and how
> > well it worked (or didn't)
>
> From the beginning HLFS fell out of sync with LFS. Updates to the book,
> xml, build procedures, package versions, etc, were not updated regularly.
> In retrospect this wasn't a good thing because it caused more work for us.

There may need to be exceptions, like using the kernel version that works with 
Grsecurity.

robert
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