LFS-5.0-PRE1 today?

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Mon Sep 15 15:51:49 PDT 2003

Greg Schafer wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 12:37:37PM -0600, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
>>I should've asked this on the weekend, but I trust you can all
>>understand I was a bit preoccupied with family planning :)
> Hey, just coz your gonna be a dad is no need to get carried away! :-)
> (BTW, congrats)
>>LFS-5-pre1 (or rc1 but seeing last time people got the idea that rc1 was
>>actually a post release rather than a pre-release) was planned on being
> My vote would go for 4.99 or 4.99.1 or 4.9.1. That way there is absolutely
> no risk of confusion and it's still clear this is a pre-release.
>>released today. There are still two P1 bugs outstanding, but those are
>>very small matters (one is removing make checks from packages don't have
>>a working make check -- diffutils and patch) and the other one is
>>updating the Acknowledgments section, or adding the Credits one, but
>>that can be done right before the final release too.
>>I have not read all the emails to the lists from this weekend, but a
>>quick skim shows nothing major that would warrant postponing our pre1
>>In the interest of allowing enough time for everybody to read this and
>>reply to it, I will put 5.0-pre1 out either late tonight, or first thing
>>tomorrow morning (by then our Down Under guys will have read this too).
> I must be conservative when it comes to matters like this coz I feel it's
> too eearly. But that is probably coz I only just got started on this editing
> caper. I agree the build commands are solid. The text still needs plenty of
> work which I'm trying to make happen, at least for the toolchain related
> parts. But don't let me stop you if everyone else is good to go.
> Greg

IMHO, the text can be done while in pre-stage.  I also want to finish 
those scripts with Ronald and see if we can't integrate them.


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