glibc/gcc patches

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Fri Sep 13 14:47:21 PDT 2002


On Fri, Sep 13, 2002 at 08:50:37AM -0500, Jack Brown wrote:
> When Greg's patches were commited to the book (a good thing btw) people
> voiced concern over the fact that they were included as one monolithic
> patch, making certain thing more difficult than if the patches were
> seperate.  (ie. testing out new ways of patching certain issues while
> leaving other parts alone, perhaps while working on future versions of the
> book for instance).  I realize that having multiple patches for one package
> might make thing difficult or confusiong for novice LFSers, so I was
> wondering if the seperated patches relating to whichever patches are
> included in the book could be stored somewhere on the LFS servers.  this way
> if Greg's pages go down or are changed in the future, then the seperate
> patches will still be available to LFS users.  (for instance if gcc 3.3 were
> to be released then probably the gcc 3.2 patches will be removed from Greg's
> page, and LFS users would left with only the monolithic patch)

For the record, I don't plan on taking the page down. I also plan on moving
obsoleted stuff to an "archives" area or sumthin so that it is not lost
forever. The page has had 4000 hits since I started counting. Lots of LFS
tweakers out there! :)

Greg
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