Chad Simmons hoopak at
Sun Jan 21 22:40:46 PST 2001

From: Carol Spears <cspears at>
>Reply-To: lfs-apps at
>To: LFS Apps <lfs-apps at>
>Subject: glibc
>Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 01:57:08 -0500
>I am watching "make spew" and I was just wondering why lfs is using
>glibc-2.1.3 and not glibc-2.2.1?

Because glibc-2.2.x wasn't stable at the time the book was written (the same 
reason it doesn't use the 2.4 kernel). While it's techincally feasable to 
use glibc-2.2 for an LFS system, I'll be wating until I can compile with the 
debugging and profiling libs turned on.

Chad Simmons
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