Download packages question

Stephen Liu satimis at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 27 08:32:35 PDT 2005


Hi Justin,

Tks for your advice.  I'll start to build LFS 6.0
first.

B.R.
Stephen


--- "Justin R. Knierim" <lfs at lfs-matrix.net> wrote:

> Stephen Liu wrote:
> 
> >>From following website;
>
>ftp://ftp.linuxfromscratch.org/pub/lfs/lfs-packages/
> >  
> >
> Hi.  Yes, I maintain these packages.
> 
> >Please advise;
> >
> >1)
> >Whether both tarballs 'lfs-packages-6.0.tar' and
> >'lfs-packages-6.1-20050625.tar' include all
> packages
> >listed on
>
>http://www.sg.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/6.0/chapter03/packages.html
> >  
> >
> The 6.0 tarball contains all packages needed to
> build LFS 6.0.  The 
> 6.1-20050625 contains all packages for the
> soon-to-be-release 6.1 or 
> testing version.
> 
> >2)
> >If I use 'lfs-packages-6.1-20050625.tar' packages
> can
> >the manual
> >http://www.sg.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/6.0/
> >still work?
> >  
> >
> It is not recommended.  If you want the newer
> packages, please use the 
> testing version.  It is in a rather stable state at
> the moment.
> 
> >3)
> >If I use 'lfs-packages-6.1-20050625.tar' packages
> can
> >I still use version 6.0 patches
> >http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/patches/lfs/6.0/
> >
> The patches may apply, but the patches were written
> for the 6.0 
> versions.  We cannot make any guarantees that they
> will apply cleanly 
> and/or cause compilation problems.
> 
> If you want the 6.1 (testing) packages, please just
> build testing.
> 
> -- 
> Justin R. Knierim
> LFS FTP Mirror Maintainer / Website Maintainer



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