Chris Staub chris at
Tue Dec 15 11:49:14 PST 2009

On 12/15/2009 02:33 PM, Ken Moffat wrote:
> 2009/12/15 Mike McCarty<Mike.McCarty at>:
> Right (for My Machine, My Rules), but historically we've seen
> problems when people try to use newer toolchains than are
> in the book (i.e. build failures).
> In general, it's very hard to recommend that anyone use an
> LFS book older than the latest release.  For BLFS, at least for
> those desktop packages which are in BLFS, the development
> book is often far more up to date (although, at the moment,
> it probably still has a lot that hasn't changed since the 6.3
> release).
> ĸen

Generally, yeah, but about the only reason (that I know of) that anyone 
would use 6.3 is because it's what's on the most recent livecd, in which 
case the host would certainly be the same as the book anyway.

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