Update to current packages or PLFS first?

Christian Schmitt chrissschmitt at web.de
Wed Apr 30 07:33:15 PDT 2003

Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> As far as I can see we have two options to get development started again:
> 1) Begin with updating to all the latest packages, or
> 2) Integrating the pure-lfs.txt hint, or
> pure-lfs is based on newer packages for some of the instructions, so if we 
> went the pure-lfs route, it would mean we update only partly to the latest 
> packages (at first) followed by the rest later.
> But if we go the update packages route first, we get into some issues, like 
> glibc-2.3.2. It'll have a temporary cludge until pure-lfs is applied after 
> which the cludge would be removed (touching a missing header file the issue 
> was if I recall correctly).


I would also suggest to put the current build method into the LFS-Museum 
and start integrating PLFS immediately.
Why should we update to the latest packages if we are unable to compile 
them properly with the current method? This would be a waste of time, IMHO.

My 2 €¢


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