LFS-3.0-pre1

arthur at linuxbox.nu arthur at linuxbox.nu
Thu Mar 8 06:46:14 PST 2001


Two words:  build scripts (ie batch scripts).

Arthur H. Johnson II
Systems Engineer
The Linux Box
arthur at linuxbox.nu
http://www.linuxbox.nu

On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Gerard Beekmans 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)
>
>
>
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