[lfs-dev] Package Freeze

Thierry Nuttens tnuttens at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 12:38:22 PDT 2016

will try as much I can in following days and come bac

2016-08-15 21:28 GMT+02:00 Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>:
> 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?

I would as this time it's not a big step as from gcc 5 to  to gcc 6.
You already upgrade the other two main packages of the toolchain;
binutils and glibc

I'm giving a try and hopefully tomorrow I can come back with some
(positives) feedbacks

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