The Linux From Scratch community is pleased to announce the release of LFS
Version 8.2, LFS Version 8.2 (systemd), BLFS Version 8.2, and BLFS Version
This release is a major update to both LFS and BLFS.
The LFS release includes updates to glibc-2.27, binutils-2.30, and
gcc-7.3.0. In addition five new packages have been moved to the base LFS
book from BLFS: libffi, openssl, Python3, ninja, and meson. Changes to
text have been made throughout the book. The Linux kernel has also been
updated to version 4.15.3.
The BLFS version includes approximately 900 packages beyond the base Linux
From Scratch Version 8.2 book. This release has 813 updates from the
previous version in addition to numerous text and formatting changes.
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-...@linuxfromscratch.org or blfs-...@linuxfromscratch.org.
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