Update to current packages or PLFS first?

Mark Hymers markh at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Apr 30 05:41:56 PDT 2003


On Wed, 30, Apr, 2003 at 12:29:05AM -0500, Archaic spoke thus..
> For the intermediary, might I suggest the switch to coreutils (5.0 is
> released as stable) and grub? Grub-0.93 is a major change from 0.92 and
> will closely resemble 1.0. Also, alot of the pLFS stuff is alpha. Are we
> intending to go that route? If not, there really isn't all that much to
> upgrade. Some patchlevel updates, but only a couple of minor revision
> updates (assuming that we stay away from toolchain updates until the
> switch). Here's another point: HJL or FSF binutils?

This method sounds the best to me:
1) Update grub and to coreutils
2) PLFS
3) Package updates

Mark

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