Announcing CLFS 1.0.0rc5 - The "Bender" release

Jeremy Utley jerutley at
Mon Sep 11 00:10:29 PDT 2006

The CLFS Development team is pleased to announce the fifth (and final
planned) release
candidate of CLFS-1.0.0, code-name "Bender".  This test release
features Glibc 2.4, GCC 4.1.1, Binutils 2.17, and supports the x86,
x86-64, sparc, powerpc, ppc64, mips, mips64, and alpha, including
multilib on those arch's that support it.  Cross-building is also
supported, even from non-Linux host systems such as Solaris, *BSD, and

The developers encourage wide testing of the CLFS build on as many
archs as possible, proofreading of the text, and any other
suggestions.  Please open tickets in the Trac system at for any problems found, so we may address

You may view the book online at:

and downloadable versions are available for most arch's at:

This release is tagged in SVN at the following location, if you wish
to render it yourself:

CLFS 1.x release manager

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