Package updates for 5.1 release

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Wed May 12 13:57:33 PDT 2004


Tushar Teredesai wrote:

>Matthew Burgess wrote:
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>>We're in package freeze (aside from the necessary well tested glibc
>>upgrade) as pointed out several times in the last week or two.  Nathan
>>posted a request for your bootscripts on 2004-05-07, and they turn up
>>now, just 4 days before a release (if the original release date could
>>have been maintained it would have been just 2 days notice).  You'll
>>have to put alternative instructions in BLFS for samba, or provide a
>>link to the relevant script located in your
>>downloads.linuxfromscratch.org area for your 5.1 release.
>> 
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>That's ok, the script can be included in the BLFS book as used to be 
>included previously. There is no need to criticize.
>
>But I am surprised that you are willing to make a new release 
>immediately after upgrading a critical component such as glibc.
>
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>
The glibc has been undergoing serious testing for some time - Ryan is 
just finalizing the tarball that people have been testing for some time.

-J-




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