Roadmap update

zippo zippo752001 at comcast.net
Wed Jan 28 16:36:26 PST 2004


I think LFS needs to output more releases. The 5.0  book is already very out of date. 
The Updates, made aren't that complex. But with the book freeze and it's release, the book is already out of date. That is just a waste.

On Wed, 28 Jan 2004 17:06:11 -0700
Gerard Beekmans <gerard at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> New roadmap. Some bugs were fixed that are on the roadmap, I moved some
> to "5.2" instead that I don't think we have time for anymore.
> 
> New roadmap below. The only outstanding issue is bug #714. It was fixed,
> but was reopened a few days ago, but we have to figure still if it's a
> real issue or an isolated problem with that one particular machine.
> 
> Website team: please update lfs/roadmap.html with the data below.
> 
> ---
> 
> LFS-5.1 - Estimated release date: February 2004
> 
> Main issues to resolve for this release:
> * Have user "lfs" have a clean environment during Chapter 5  (#714)
> * Close all the current and upcoming oustanding minor bugs.
> 
> LFS-5.2 - Estimated release date: May 2004
> 
> * Finish the XML overhaul
> * Complete overhaul of the LFS Bootscripts (#325)
> * Re-evaluate the order in which packages are installed and provide the
> rationale behind the chosen order (#684)
> * Make LFS fully FHS compliant (#460)
> 
> Any current and future minor bugs that are not resolved by around Mid
> February will be targeted for inclusion in the 5.2 release.
> 
> LFS-6.0 - Estimated release date: Unknown
> 
> Items that will warrant a major version increase:
> * NPTL inclusion
> * Kernel 2.6 inclusion
> * Major GCC update
> * Major Glibc update
> 
> When one or more of the above occurs we will start planning a release
> date for LFS-6.0.
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Gerard Beekmans
> 
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