[lfs-support] LFS and BLFS Version 8.4 are released
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 21:06:26 PST 2019
The Linux From Scratch community is pleased to announce the release of
LFS Version 8.4, LFS Version 8.4 (systemd), BLFS Version 8.4, and BLFS
Version 8.4 (systemd).
This release is a major update to both LFS and BLFS.
The LFS release includes updates to glibc-2.29, binutils-2.32, and
bash-5.0. A total of 33 packages have been updated. Changes to text
have been made throughout the book. The Linux kernel has also been
updated to version 4.20.12.
The BLFS version includes approximately 1000 packages beyond the base
Linux From Scratch Version 8.3 book. This release has over 730 updates
from the previous version in addition to numerous text and formatting
Thanks for this release goes 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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