LFS-3.0-pre1

Jeremie Lasalle-ratelle jeremielasalle at videotron.ca
Wed Mar 7 17:38:46 PST 2001


On Wednesday 07 March 2001 20:28, you wrote:
> On March  7, 2001 08:14 pm, Jeremie Lasalle-ratelle wrote:
> > I've just finished building LFS 2.4.4 and everything is working. Now, is
> > there a way to upgrade from version 2.4.4 to 3.0-pre1. (Reinstalling
> > updated software like Glibc and GCC) Or do I have to build it another
> > time?
>
> If you want to upgrade Glibc it's best to reinstall the entire system as
> programs linked against an older Glibc version may not work reliably with a
> newer Glibc version.
>
> That's one of the reasons why when Glibc is updated in the book it's a
> major book release (meaning it'll change the major version number from say
> 2.x to 3.x). Where it's easy to upgrade from 2.something to
> 2.something.else, going from 2.something to 3.something requires you
> reinstalling the entire system from scratch. So much for 'just finished'
> eh? Once you start LFS you'll never stop compiling ;o)

Anyway I loved to build the first one so it'll won't be painful to do it 
again.

But, I have another question about $TERM. What are valid characters for this
variable. My current system sets it to xterm. And xterm = nothing .


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