[lfs-dev] Package Freeze

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 12:28:27 PDT 2016


Thierry Nuttens wrote:
> 2016-08-14 22:07 GMT+02:00 Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>:
>> As of right now, LFS is in a package freeze.  I will try to put out 7.10-rc1
>> later today.
>>
>> BLFS is in a package semi-freeze.  We will finish the packages with open
>> tickets, but new tickets will, by default, be assigned to the 7.11
>> milestone.
>>
>> If there is any new package you really feel we really need in 7.10, lets
>> discuss it in blfs-dev first.
>>
>> The new entites for marking blfs are $lfs7a_checked; &or lfs7a_built;.
>>
>>    -- Bruce
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> https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2016-08/msg00078.html
>
> 6.2 will be release in about a week

I'm not sure we want to wait.  It will push our stable release back to 
mid-September.  It may help or hurt with other packages.  Upstream may run 
into problems (that may or may not affect x86*) and the wait could be 
substantially more than a week.

Should we wait?

   -- Bruce



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