[lfs-support] LFS and BLFS Version 7.10 are released
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 15:19:09 PDT 2016
The Linux From Scratch community is pleased to announce the release of LFS
Version 7.10, LFS Version 7.10 (systemd), BLFS Version 7.10, and BLFS
Version 7.10 (systemd).
This release is a major update to both LFS and BLFS.
The LFS release includes updates to glibc-2.24, binutils-2.27, and
gcc-6.2.0. In total, 29 packages were updated, fixes made to bootscripts,
and changes to text have been made throughout the book.
The BLFS version includes approximately 800 packages beyond the base Linux
From Scratch Version 7.9 book. This release has over 810 updates from the
previous version including numerous text and formatting changes.
Major changes to BLFS include the removal of Qt4 and KDE4. The systemd
version of BLFS now include the full GNOME desktop.
One internal note is that through the efforts of several editors, the book
sources have combined the versions of the System V and systemd into a
single set of xml files but still provides for separate generation of the
books. This allows the 80% of the two books that are common to be
Thanks for this ambitious release go to many contributors. Notably:
You can read the books online-, or download- to read locally.
Please direct any comments about this release to the LFS development
team at lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org or blfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org.
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-- Bruce Dubbs
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