[lfs-dev] Package Freeze

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 12:46:42 PDT 2016

Thierry Nuttens wrote:
> 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

That would be helpful.  I would think the gcc patch in Chapter 6 would not 
be needed.

   -- Bruce

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