Roadmap update

Ronald Hummelink maillist at
Wed Jan 28 22:05:17 PST 2004

On Thu, 2004-01-29 at 01:41, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-01-28 at 17:36, zippo wrote:
> > 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 The 5.0  book is already very out of date.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 But with the book freeze and it's release, the book is already out of date.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.
> To get LFS-5.1 out, we will create a branch. Future updates will be
> based on this branch and 5.2 can be out easier without it affecting main
> development.
> Also, a while back we discussed the frequency of releases and every 2 to
> 3 months seemed to be a good number which will allow enough time to
> properly test it and make sure it's solid. It won't be bleeding edge,
> ever. That is what CVS is for.

I think the release of the book should be much sooner if (high profile)
vulnerabilities become known (Like the kernel last time). Only has to be
a teeny version bump with maybe just 1 package upgrade, but imho that is
the responsible thing to do.


> -- 
> Gerard Beekmans
> /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */
Linux is like a small snowball rolling downhill. Microsoft is just
waiting down the mountain...

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