May I patch the book on the CD?

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Sat Dec 16 11:12:19 PST 2006


On 12/11/06, Alexander E. Patrakov <patrakov at ums.usu.ru> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I want to apply the attached patch to the LFS-6.2 book on the 6.2-4 CD.
> May I do that? If not, what's the preferred way to ensure that jhalfs
> can build a kernel without known vulnerabilities?

Fine by me. I was just thinking about that yesterday, as a matter of fact.

> The README will also include the following text:
>
> ===============
>
> The original LFS book recommends using "the latest available 2.6.16.x kernel
> version" and gives a link to linux-2.6.16.27. However, at the time of the
> release of this CD, the latest linux-2.6.16.x version is 2.6.16.35. For the
> convenience of jhalfs users, the LFS book on this CD has been patched
> to include this kernel version.
>
> Further kernel updates may be available in the form of compressed
> incremental
> patches from
>
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/incr/
>
> It is recommended that you apply them.
>
> ===============

Looks good.

--
Dan



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