Staying correct and current.

Matt Darcy lfs-list at
Sun Apr 16 10:17:16 PDT 2006

Peter Fosseus wrote:

>I realize that CLFS is perpetually moving target, but is there anyway that 
>someone could say if we can "insert" the updates easily or if they require a 
>If you could say something like 
>Updated to GCC 4.1.0.      [no rebuild required, drop in replacement]
>Updated to Linux [no rebuild required, drop in replacement]
>Updated to Glibc 2.4.      [rebuild required from "Chapter V. Building the LFS 
>System" onwards.]
>It would make it easier for us to stay correct and current. I am about 1/2 way 
>through, using 4.0.3 and glibc--20051107, but would like to use the latest, 
>(4.1.0 ang glibc 2.4) one of my main reasons for using LFS. 
Whats your reason for wanting ot use the 4.1.0 / 2.4 combination - you 
do know that this combination is also availble in FC5 and gentoo now I 

I suggest you take a copy of the book, and build with it so that any 
changes that are made while your building don't effect you.

I don't think there is  need for "can upgrade" tags on packages.


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