[lfs-support] LFS and BLFS Version 8.3 are released

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 16:45:52 PDT 2018

The Linux From Scratch community is pleased to announce the release of 
LFS Version 8.3, LFS Version 8.3 (systemd), BLFS Version 8.3, and BLFS 
Version 8.3 (systemd).

This release is a major update to both LFS and BLFS.

The LFS release includes updates to glibc-2.28, binutils-2.31.1, and 
gcc-8.2.0. Changes to text have been made throughout the book. The Linux 
kernel has also been updated to version 4.18.5.

The BLFS version includes approximately 1000 packages beyond the base 
Linux From Scratch Version 8.3 book. This release has about 700 updates 
from the previous version in addition to numerous text and formatting 

Thanks for this release goes to many contributors.  Notably:

Douglas Reno
DJ Lucas
Ken Moffat
Thomas Trepl
Pierre Labastie
Tim Tassonis,

You can read the books online[0]-[3], or download[4]-[7] 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. 
Registration for the mailing lists is required to avoid junk email.

   -- Bruce Dubbs

[0] http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/8.3/
[1] http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/8.3/
[2] http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/8.3-systemd/
[3] http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/8.3-systemd/

[4] http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/downloads/8.3/
[5] http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/downloads/8.3/
[6] http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/downloads/8.3-systemd/
[7] http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/downloads/8.3-systemd/

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