LFS 6.0 kernel 2.6.8.1 -> 2.6.10 ?

Peter Karlsson petekarl at student.chalmers.se
Fri Jan 14 13:00:21 PST 2005


On Fri, 14 Jan 2005, Jeremy Utley wrote:

> GCC, and binutils, for the most part, can be upgraded on the machine
> safely.  Glibc, on the other hand, is a completely different beast.
> Small, incremental upgrades are usually safe, for example from 2.3.2 to
> 2.3.3 would usually be safe to do.  Larger upgrades, say from 2.2.3 to
> 2.3.2, would not be advisable.  The reason for this, is that basically
> the entire system depends on glibc's libraries (/lib/libc.so.6), and
> massive problems can occur if changes are too widespread.

My original email about rebuilding was about rebuilding the same version
(glibc) to support new functions in the (new) kernel... Just to clarify.
If this is the correct assumption or not I don't know.

Best regards

Peter K

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