How good is the pre-6.0 LFS ?

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Oct 6 16:16:26 PDT 2004


Shane Johnson wrote:
> Nicolas FRANCOIS (AKA El Bofo) wrote:
>  > but how close is the pre-6.0 version from the final one ? And how 
> stable is it ?
> 
> It's *very* close and therefore *very* stable.  I'd definitely recommend
> it, to save you having to "unlearn" anything from 5.1.1 that we've done
> differently in 6.0 (namely upgraded to a 2.6 kernel, NPTL threading,
> dynamic devices instead of a static /dev tree, etc.).
> 
> Best of luck with it,
> 
> Matt.
> -- 
> 
> Would it be possible to get a time frame on the LFS 6.0 release date? 

I was about to say, nothing definite other than Real Soon Now.  That's 
confirmed by Gerard's very recent message to lfs-dev about it.  Head on 
over to 
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/pipermail/lfs-dev/2004-October/049307.html. 
    I'd estimate between 4-6 weeks, with fingers crossed!

Regards,

Matt.



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