Switching to new Glibc

David Costa linux at onsitecomps.com
Tue Jan 20 17:11:55 PST 2004


On Tue, 2004-01-20 at 18:21, Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> David Costa said the following on 21-1-2004 1:02:
> 
> > OR, should I start over from scratch, and rebuild my /tools dir using
> > the new glibc and other stuff?
> 
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/cvs.html:
> <quot>Make sure you are up-to-date with the lfs-dev mailinglist so 
> you're aware of all the problems that we're already aware off, and also 
> for fixes not yet integrated into the book.</quot>
> 
> Greg announced the inclusion of glibc-2.3.3 on lfs-dev some time ago.
> 
> In general, when glibc, gcc or binutils is involved, better stay with 
> the same version or start from scratch. Otherwise, there will probably 
> be trouble.
> 
> -- 
> Groeten/Greetings,
> Jeroen Coumans
> www.jeroencoumans.nl

Thanks, I am aware of the lfs-dev mailing list, and was subscribed at
one time. I cancelled that subscription once my last LFS system was
complete to reduce some of my incoming email volume. I'm now going to
reactivate that subscription and place it in digest mode I suppose.

Anyway, thanks for the info. To play it safe, I'll go ahead and start
over. Glad I noticed this before I got much farther than I did.

David Costa





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