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10
11  <title>Master Changelog</title>
12
13  <para>This is version &version; of the Linux From Scratch book, dated
14  &releasedate;. If this book is more than six months old, a newer and better
15  version is probably already available. To find out, please check one of the
16  mirrors via <ulink url="&lfs-root;"/>.</para>
17
18  <para>Below is a list of detailed changes made since the previous release of
19   the book.</para>
20
21  <itemizedlist>
22    <title>Changelog Entries:</title>
23
24<!-- Changelog template
25
26    <listitem>
27      <para>Date</para>
28      <itemizedlist>
29        <listitem>
30          <para>[name] - New changelog entry.</para>
31        </listitem>
32        <listitem>
33          <para>[name] - Previous changelog entry.</para>
34        </listitem>
35      </itemizedlist>
36    </listitem>
37-->
38
39    <listitem>
40      <para>January 19, 2006</para> 
41      <itemizedlist>
42        <listitem>
43          <para>[Chris] - Removed patch from shadow instructions.</para>
44        </listitem>
45        <listitem>
46          <para>[Chris] - Added perl sprintf vulnerability patch.</para>
47        </listitem>
48      </itemizedlist>
49    </listitem>
50
51    <listitem>
52      <para>January 13, 2006</para>
53      <itemizedlist>
54        <listitem>
55          <para>[ken] - Moved grep ahead of libtool to avoid /tools being hardcoded
56          into the libtool script for EGREP.</para>
57        </listitem>
58        <listitem>
59          <para>[ken] - Alter bison to build repeatably, from LFS.</para> 
60        </listitem>
61        <listitem>
62          <para>[ken] - Alter gccbug to use mktemp, from LFS.</para> 
63        </listitem>
64        <listitem>
65          <para>[ken] - Move creation of /etc/hosts within Perl instructions,
66          for repeatability, from LFS.</para> 
67        </listitem>
68        <listitem>
69          <para>[Chris] - Moved bootloader setup to right after "Changing Ownership" in Chapter 7, and changed several package installation instructions in that chapter.</para>
70        </listitem>
71
72      </itemizedlist>
73    </listitem>
74       
75    <listitem>
76      <para>January 12, 2006</para>
77      <itemizedlist>
78        <listitem>
79          <para>[Chris] - Moved directory and symlink creation pages
80          to the beginning of Chapter 7.</para>
81        </listitem>
82        <listitem>
83          <para>[jim] - Updated to Psmisc 22.1.</para>
84        </listitem>
85        <listitem>
86          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.20.</para>
87        </listitem>
88        <listitem>
89          <para>[jim] - Updated Coreutils build instructions to copy more files
90           to /bin. These are changes for bootscripts and the new udev rules.</para>
91        </listitem>
92        <listitem>
93          <para>[jim] - Updated to Linux 2.6.14.6.</para>
94        </listitem>
95        <listitem>
96          <para>[jim] - Numerous complaints about temp-system Perl failing to build. So
97          I moved temp perl to first package in final-system build. The failures we noted
98          on Pure 64 builds.</para>
99        </listitem>
100      </itemizedlist>
101    </listitem>
102
103    <listitem>
104      <para>January 11, 2006</para>
105      <itemizedlist>
106        <listitem>
107          <para>[jim] - Rewrote wrote zlib final instructions to include
108           a patch the will allow build of static and shared libraries at
109           the same time. Thanx for the recommendation Tushar Teredesai.</para>
110        </listitem>
111      </itemizedlist>
112    </listitem>
113
114    <listitem>
115      <para>January 8, 2006</para>
116      <itemizedlist>
117        <listitem>
118          <para>[Chris] - Rewrote much of the description of the build
119          process and test suite information.</para>
120        </listitem>
121      </itemizedlist>
122    </listitem>
123
124    <listitem>
125      <para>January 3, 2006</para>
126      <itemizedlist>
127        <listitem>
128          <para>[jim] - Updated to Shadow 4.0.14.</para>
129        </listitem>
130      </itemizedlist>
131    </listitem>
132
133    <listitem>
134      <para>December 30, 2005</para>
135      <itemizedlist>
136        <listitem>
137          <para>[Chris] - Updated package dependencies, removed explanation of
138          "target alias" and "cross-compiling" from final-system binutils, and
139          removed note about GRUB's testsuite failure.</para>
140        </listitem>
141        <listitem>
142          <para>[ken] - Fix where tree gets installed.</para>
143        </listitem>
144      </itemizedlist>
145    </listitem>
146
147    <listitem>
148      <para>December 29, 2005</para>
149      <itemizedlist>
150        <listitem>
151          <para>[jim] - Added CC="gcc" to temp-system perl build.</para>
152        </listitem>
153      </itemizedlist>
154    </listitem>
155
156    <listitem>
157      <para>December 28, 2005</para>
158      <itemizedlist>
159        <listitem>
160          <para>[ken] - Remove --with-x=no from expect - either we booted, or we
161          are in chroot.</para>
162        </listitem>
163        <listitem>
164          <para>[ken] - Fix a failure to build glibc-headers.</para>
165        </listitem>
166        <listitem>
167          <para>[jim] - Updated to Linux 2.6.14.5.</para>
168        </listitem>
169      </itemizedlist>
170    </listitem>
171
172    <listitem>
173      <para>December 23, 2005</para>
174      <itemizedlist>
175        <listitem>
176          <para>[jim] - Updated Shadow patch to fix linking to outside libraries.</para>
177        </listitem>
178      </itemizedlist>
179    </listitem>
180
181    <listitem>
182      <para>December 22, 2005</para>
183      <itemizedlist>
184        <listitem>
185          <para>[jim] - Bash Maintainer Released Bash-001 patch. This patch fixes the
186          following issue: There are parsing problems with compound assignments in several contexts,
187          including as arguments to builtins like `local', `eval', and `let', and
188          as multiple assignments in a single command.</para>
189        </listitem>
190        <listitem>
191          <para>[jim] - Readline Maintainer Released Readline-001 patch. This patch fixes the
192          following issue: A problem with the readline callback interface can result in segmentation
193          faults when using the delete-char function via a multiple-key sequence.
194          Two consecutive calls to delete-char will crash the application calling
195          readline.</para>
196        </listitem>
197        <listitem>
198          <para>[jim] - Removed halt, sync, and shutdown users. These users work, but offer
199           a potential security threat. Thus the reason for removal.</para>
200        </listitem>
201        <listitem>
202          <para>[jim] - Fixed Vim symlink. Thank you LFS and Jeremy Huntwork.</para>
203        </listitem>
204      </itemizedlist>
205    </listitem>
206
207    <listitem>
208      <para>December 20, 2005</para>
209      <itemizedlist>
210        <listitem>
211          <para>[jim] - Updated to M4 1.4.4.</para>
212        </listitem>
213      </itemizedlist>
214    </listitem>
215
216   <listitem>
217     <para>December 19, 2005</para>
218     <itemizedlist>
219        <listitem>
220          <para>[ken] - Fix for accessing vim's documentation, from LFS.</para>
221        </listitem>
222        <listitem>
223          <para>[jim] - Fixed the Gettext testsuite from failing, by fixing
224          an issue in Gawk. Thank you Greg Schaefer.</para>
225        </listitem>
226     </itemizedlist>
227   </listitem>
228
229    <listitem>
230      <para>December 18, 2005</para>
231      <itemizedlist>
232        <listitem>
233          <para>[jim] - Re-arranged temp-tools. Renamed it to testsuite-tools. Moved
234          perl and texinfo to temp-system. Moved flags from testsuite-tools to chroot
235          and boot sections.</para>
236        </listitem>
237        <listitem>
238          <para>[jim] - Removed 32bit and N32 builds from temp-system, upon testing
239          it was found that these were not needed for building the final system on
240          a multilib capable build.</para>
241        </listitem>
242        <listitem>
243          <para>[jim] - Updated to Libtool 1.5.22.</para>
244        </listitem>
245        <listitem>
246          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.18.</para>
247        </listitem>
248      </itemizedlist>
249    </listitem>
250
251    <listitem>
252      <para>December 17, 2005</para>
253      <itemizedlist>
254        <listitem>
255          <para>[jim] - Updated to psmisc 21.9.</para>
256        </listitem>
257      </itemizedlist>
258    </listitem>
259
260    <listitem>
261      <para>December 16, 2005</para>
262      <itemizedlist>
263        <listitem>
264          <para>[jim] - Moved Tree to temp-tools, since it's not needed for the final-system.</para>
265        </listitem>
266        <listitem>
267          <para>[jim] - Moved Procps before perl in the final-system build. Fixes test suite issue
268          in perl.</para>
269        </listitem>
270      </itemizedlist>
271    </listitem>
272
273    <listitem>
274      <para>December 15, 2005</para>
275      <itemizedlist>
276        <listitem>
277          <para>[ken] - Minor fix for rendering in temp-tools/texinfo.</para>
278        </listitem>
279        <listitem>
280          <para>[jim] - Added not to temp-system about the WARNING message.</para>
281        </listitem>
282      </itemizedlist>
283    </listitem>
284
285    <listitem>
286      <para>December 14, 2005</para>
287      <itemizedlist>
288        <listitem>
289          <para>[jim] - Change the LFS_HOST and LFS_TARGET pages to prevent
290          further build issues.</para>
291        </listitem>
292        <listitem>
293          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.17.</para>
294        </listitem>
295        <listitem>
296          <para>[jim] - Added Tree 1.5.0. Added for the udev testsuite.</para>
297        </listitem>
298      </itemizedlist>
299    </listitem>
300
301    <listitem>
302      <para>December 13, 2005</para>
303      <itemizedlist>
304        <listitem>
305          <para>[jim] - Removed setvbuf test from Temp-System Bash compile.
306          Thanks to David Fix.</para>
307        </listitem>
308      </itemizedlist>
309    </listitem>
310
311    <listitem>
312      <para>December 12, 2005</para>
313      <itemizedlist>
314        <listitem>
315          <para>[jim] - Removed testsuites from Temp-Tools section.</para>
316        </listitem>
317      </itemizedlist>
318    </listitem>
319
320    <listitem>
321      <para>December 11, 2005</para>
322      <itemizedlist>
323        <listitem>
324          <para>[ken] - Fix Tcl configure, thanks to Greg Schafer.</para>
325        </listitem>
326      </itemizedlist>
327    </listitem>
328
329    <listitem>
330      <para>December 9, 2005</para>
331      <itemizedlist>
332        <listitem>
333          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Module Init Tools 3.2.2.</para>
334        </listitem>
335        <listitem>
336          <para>[ken] - Bzip2 - clarify what is being tested.</para>
337        </listitem>
338        <listitem>
339          <para>[jim] - Removed installation of sound sanitized headers.
340          They will be removed in the next release of linux-libc-headers.</para>
341        </listitem>
342      </itemizedlist>
343    </listitem>
344
345    <listitem>
346      <para>December 8, 2005</para>
347      <itemizedlist>
348        <listitem>
349          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Less 394.</para>
350        </listitem>
351        <listitem>
352          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Bash 3.1.</para>
353        </listitem>
354        <listitem>
355          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Readline 5.1.</para>
356        </listitem>
357      </itemizedlist>
358    </listitem>
359
360    <listitem>
361      <para>December 7, 2005</para>
362      <itemizedlist>
363        <listitem>
364          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to TCL 8.4.12.</para>
365        </listitem>
366        <listitem>
367          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to IPRoute2 2.6.14-051107.</para>
368        </listitem>
369        <listitem>
370          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Readline 5.0.5.</para>
371        </listitem>
372        <listitem>
373          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Bash 3.0.16.</para>
374        </listitem>
375      </itemizedlist>
376    </listitem>
377
378    <listitem>
379      <para>December 6, 2005</para>
380      <itemizedlist>
381        <listitem>
382          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Glibc 20051107.</para>
383        </listitem>
384        <listitem>
385          <para>[jim] - Sparcv8 now uses the same Glibc as the other architectures.</para>
386        </listitem>
387        <listitem>
388          <para>[jim] - Ported Gettext update from Temp-system LFS to Cross-LFS.</para>
389        </listitem>
390        <listitem>
391          <para>[ken] - Tidying in Gettext to reflect our differences from LFS, and
392                correct the date in changelog.</para>
393        </listitem>
394        <listitem>
395          <para>[jim] - Moved Cross-tools from $HOME to LFS. This provide a easy way
396          for livecd builders to not loose valueable build time, if something goes
397          wrong.</para>
398        </listitem>
399        <listitem>
400          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Findutils 4.2.27.</para>
401        </listitem>
402      </itemizedlist>
403    </listitem>
404
405    <listitem>
406      <para>December 5, 2005</para>
407      <itemizedlist>
408        <listitem>
409          <para>[Matt Darcy] - Updated the resources page to include reference and base
410                instructions on using the LFS pastebin</para>
411        </listitem>
412        <listitem>
413          <para>[Matt Darcy] - Updated some of the missing text poritions of the book</para>
414        </listitem>
415        <listitem>
416          <para>[Matt Darcy] - Updated creation of $LFSHOME parameter to a less
417                user error system. This change will will need to be validated by
418                by other devs</para>
419        </listitem>
420        <listitem>
421          <para>[ken] - Moved Mktemp ahead of Module-init-tools so that the latter's
422                testsuite doesn't bail out when testing generate-modprobe.conf.</para>
423        </listitem>
424      </itemizedlist>
425    </listitem>
426
427    <listitem>
428      <para>December 3, 2005</para>
429      <itemizedlist>
430        <listitem>
431          <para>[ken] - Reference a home directory for dummy user when testing
432          coreutils, and correct sed 'man page' to 'HTML documentation', both
433          from LFS.</para>
434        </listitem>
435      </itemizedlist>
436    </listitem>
437
438    <listitem>
439      <para>December 2, 2005</para>
440      <itemizedlist>
441        <listitem>
442          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.16.</para>
443        </listitem>
444      </itemizedlist>
445    </listitem>
446
447    <listitem>
448      <para>December 1, 2005</para>
449      <itemizedlist>
450        <listitem>
451          <para>[jim] - Updated to Linux 2.6.14.3.</para>
452        </listitem>
453        <listitem>
454          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.15.</para>
455        </listitem>
456        <listitem>
457          <para>[jim] - Updated to Udev 076.</para>
458        </listitem>
459        <listitem>
460          <para>[jim] - Added support for Sparc v8 and below.</para>
461        </listitem>
462      </itemizedlist>
463    </listitem>
464
465   <listitem>
466      <para>November 30, 2005</para>
467      <itemizedlist>
468        <listitem>
469          <para>[jim] - Text updates to final-system.</para>
470        </listitem>
471        <listitem>
472          <para>[jim] - Text updates to temp-tools.</para>
473        </listitem>
474      </itemizedlist>
475    </listitem>
476
477   <listitem>
478      <para>November 29, 2005</para>
479      <itemizedlist>
480        <listitem>
481          <para>[jim] - Text updates to chroot.</para>
482        </listitem>
483        <listitem>
484          <para>[jim] - Text updates to boot.</para>
485        </listitem>
486      </itemizedlist>
487    </listitem>
488
489   <listitem>
490      <para>November 28, 2005</para>
491      <itemizedlist>
492        <listitem>
493          <para>[jim] - Text updates to glibc in all sections.</para>
494        </listitem>
495        <listitem>
496          <para>[jim] - Text updates to temp-system.</para>
497        </listitem>
498        <listitem>
499          <para>[jim] - Fixed duplicated gcc configure line in gcc. Thank you Dennis Perkins.</para>
500        </listitem>
501      </itemizedlist>
502    </listitem>
503
504   <listitem>
505      <para>November 27, 2005</para>
506      <itemizedlist>
507        <listitem>
508          <para>[jim] - Text updates to gcc in all sections.</para>
509        </listitem>
510        <listitem>
511          <para>[jim] - Updates to Ncurses, added curses file and link. Thank you G. Moko.</para>
512        </listitem>
513      </itemizedlist>
514    </listitem>
515
516   <listitem>
517      <para>November 25, 2005</para>
518      <itemizedlist>
519        <listitem>
520          <para>[jim] - Text updates to binutils in all sections.</para>
521        </listitem>
522      </itemizedlist>
523    </listitem>
524
525    <listitem>
526      <para>November 24, 2005</para>
527      <itemizedlist>
528        <listitem>
529          <para>[Matt Darcy] - Text updates to resources page </para>
530        </listitem>
531        <listitem>
532          <para>[Matt Darcy] - Updated reference to LFS news server to reflect
533          that it no longer exists</para>
534        </listitem>
535      </itemizedlist>
536    </listitem>
537
538    <listitem>
539      <para>November 23, 2005</para>
540      <itemizedlist>
541        <listitem>
542          <para>[jim] - For inetutils to utilize the Ncurses headers in
543          /tools/include.</para>
544        </listitem>
545      </itemizedlist>
546    </listitem>
547
548    <listitem>
549      <para>November 21, 2005</para>
550      <itemizedlist>
551        <listitem>
552          <para>[jim] - Updated to Udev 075.</para>
553        </listitem>
554        <listitem>
555          <para>[jim] - Updated to Module Init Tools 3.2.1.</para>
556        </listitem>
557      </itemizedlist>
558    </listitem>
559
560    <listitem>
561      <para>November 20, 2005</para>
562      <itemizedlist>
563        <listitem>
564          <para>[jim] - Updated to Findutils 4.2.26.</para>
565        </listitem>
566      </itemizedlist>
567    </listitem>
568
569    <listitem>
570      <para>November 18, 2005</para>
571      <itemizedlist>
572        <listitem>
573          <para>[manuel] - Fixed the unpack of the module-init-tools-testsuite
574          package.</para>
575        </listitem>
576      </itemizedlist>
577    </listitem>
578
579    <listitem>
580      <para>November 17, 2005</para>
581      <itemizedlist>
582        <listitem>
583          <para>[jim] - Update to Man-Pages 2.14.</para>
584        </listitem>
585        <listitem>
586          <para>[jim] - Update to Linux 2.6.14.2. This includes changes for the MIPS
587          Architecture. New Patch added.</para>
588        </listitem>
589        <listitem>
590          <para>[jim] - Added change to move /usr/bin/less to /bin/less.</para>
591        </listitem>
592      </itemizedlist>
593    </listitem>
594
595    <listitem>
596      <para>November 13, 2005</para>
597      <itemizedlist>
598        <listitem>
599          <para>[manuel] - Improve the heuristic for determining a locale that
600          is supported by both Glibc and packages outside LFS. Ported from
601          LFS-SVN.</para>
602        </listitem>
603        <listitem>
604          <para>[manuel] - Omit running Bzip2's testsuite as a separate step,
605          as make runs it automatically. Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
606        </listitem>
607        <listitem>
608          <para>[jim] - Updated TCL build to install headers. Thank you Greg Schafer.</para>
609        </listitem>
610        <listitem>
611          <para>[jim] - Updated Expect to use the newly relocated TCL Headers. Thank you Greg Schafer.</para>
612        </listitem>
613      </itemizedlist>
614    </listitem>
615
616    <listitem>
617      <para>November 10, 2005</para>
618      <itemizedlist>
619        <listitem>
620          <para>[ken] - Added Data/Dumper to temp perl modules, for coreutils
621          testsuite. Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
622        </listitem>
623        <listitem>
624          <para>[ken] - Removed POSIX VERSION information from coreutils page Thank you G Moko.</para>
625        </listitem>
626        <listitem>
627          <para>[jim] - Added text for multilib kernel build requirements.</para>
628        </listitem>
629      </itemizedlist>
630    </listitem>
631
632    <listitem>
633      <para>November 9, 2005</para>
634      <itemizedlist>
635        <listitem>
636          <para>[manuel] - Stop Udev from killing udevd processes on the
637          system and removed udevdir=/dev. Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
638        </listitem>
639        <listitem>
640          <para>[manuel] - Install the binaries from Less to /usr/bin instead
641          of /bin. Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
642        </listitem>
643        <listitem>
644          <para>[manuel] - Removed SBUs and disk usage information.</para>
645        </listitem>
646        <listitem>
647          <para>[jim] - Added missing utmp group. Thank you William Zhou.</para>
648        </listitem>
649      </itemizedlist>
650    </listitem>
651
652    <listitem>
653      <para>November 8, 2005</para>
654      <itemizedlist>
655        <listitem>
656          <para>[jim] - Removed make headers -C bfd from Binutils. Thank you Robert Day.</para>
657        </listitem>
658      </itemizedlist>
659    </listitem>
660
661    <listitem>
662      <para>November 7, 2005</para>
663      <itemizedlist>
664        <listitem>
665          <para>[manuel] - Remove the optimization related warnings from the
666          toolchain packages. Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
667        </listitem>
668        <listitem>
669          <para>[manuel] - Install Vim's documentation to <filename
670          class="directory">/usr/share/doc/vim-&vim-version;</filename> instead
671          of <filename class="directory">/usr/share/vim/vim64/doc</filename>.
672          Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
673        </listitem>
674        <listitem>
675          <para>[manuel] - Correct the instructions for running the
676          Module-Init-Tools' testsuite. Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
677        </listitem>
678        <listitem>
679          <para>[jim] - Removed unnecessary linking libc sed in gcc-final in
680          cross-tools. Recommendation from Erik-Jan, via cross-lfs list.</para>
681        </listitem>
682      </itemizedlist>
683    </listitem>
684
685    <listitem>
686      <para>November 6, 2005</para>
687      <itemizedlist>
688        <listitem>
689          <para>[jim] - Updated to Coreutils 5.93.</para>
690        </listitem>
691        <listitem>
692          <para>[jim] - Updated to Procps 3.2.6.</para>
693        </listitem>
694        <listitem>
695          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.13.</para>
696        </listitem>
697      </itemizedlist>
698    </listitem>
699
700    <listitem>
701      <para>November 5, 2005</para>
702      <itemizedlist>
703        <listitem>
704          <para>[jim] - Updated to psmisc 21.8.</para>
705        </listitem>
706      </itemizedlist>
707    </listitem>
708
709    <listitem>
710      <para>November 3, 2005</para>
711      <itemizedlist>
712        <listitem>
713          <para>[jim] - Fixes added to coreutils. Coreutils was install locales to /locale.
714           Added fixes for dircolors and md5sum also.</para>
715        </listitem>
716      </itemizedlist>
717    </listitem>
718
719    <listitem>
720      <para>October 31, 2005</para>
721      <itemizedlist>
722        <listitem>
723          <para>[jim] - Now an official project. Resetting all Changelogs.</para>
724        </listitem>
725      </itemizedlist>
726    </listitem>
727
728  </itemizedlist>
729
730  <para>Branch Synced from the Release of LFS 6.0 on February 23rd, 2005</para>
731
732</sect1>
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