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8<sect1 id="ch-intro-changelog" xreflabel="Master Changelog">
9  <?dbhtml filename="changelog.html"?>
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        <listitem>
49          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.21.</para>
50        </listitem>
51      </itemizedlist>
52    </listitem>
53
54    <listitem>
55      <para>January 13, 2006</para>
56      <itemizedlist>
57        <listitem>
58          <para>[ken] - Moved grep ahead of libtool to avoid /tools being hardcoded
59          into the libtool script for EGREP.</para>
60        </listitem>
61        <listitem>
62          <para>[ken] - Alter bison to build repeatably, from LFS.</para> 
63        </listitem>
64        <listitem>
65          <para>[ken] - Alter gccbug to use mktemp, from LFS.</para> 
66        </listitem>
67        <listitem>
68          <para>[ken] - Move creation of /etc/hosts within Perl instructions,
69          for repeatability, from LFS.</para> 
70        </listitem>
71        <listitem>
72          <para>[Chris] - Moved bootloader setup to right after "Changing Ownership" in Chapter 7, and changed several package installation instructions in that chapter.</para>
73        </listitem>
74
75      </itemizedlist>
76    </listitem>
77       
78    <listitem>
79      <para>January 12, 2006</para>
80      <itemizedlist>
81        <listitem>
82          <para>[Chris] - Moved directory and symlink creation pages
83          to the beginning of Chapter 7.</para>
84        </listitem>
85        <listitem>
86          <para>[jim] - Updated to Psmisc 22.1.</para>
87        </listitem>
88        <listitem>
89          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.20.</para>
90        </listitem>
91        <listitem>
92          <para>[jim] - Updated Coreutils build instructions to copy more files
93           to /bin. These are changes for bootscripts and the new udev rules.</para>
94        </listitem>
95        <listitem>
96          <para>[jim] - Updated to Linux 2.6.14.6.</para>
97        </listitem>
98        <listitem>
99          <para>[jim] - Numerous complaints about temp-system Perl failing to build. So
100          I moved temp perl to first package in final-system build. The failures we noted
101          on Pure 64 builds.</para>
102        </listitem>
103      </itemizedlist>
104    </listitem>
105
106    <listitem>
107      <para>January 11, 2006</para>
108      <itemizedlist>
109        <listitem>
110          <para>[jim] - Rewrote wrote zlib final instructions to include
111           a patch the will allow build of static and shared libraries at
112           the same time. Thanx for the recommendation Tushar Teredesai.</para>
113        </listitem>
114      </itemizedlist>
115    </listitem>
116
117    <listitem>
118      <para>January 8, 2006</para>
119      <itemizedlist>
120        <listitem>
121          <para>[Chris] - Rewrote much of the description of the build
122          process and test suite information.</para>
123        </listitem>
124      </itemizedlist>
125    </listitem>
126
127    <listitem>
128      <para>January 3, 2006</para>
129      <itemizedlist>
130        <listitem>
131          <para>[jim] - Updated to Shadow 4.0.14.</para>
132        </listitem>
133      </itemizedlist>
134    </listitem>
135
136    <listitem>
137      <para>December 30, 2005</para>
138      <itemizedlist>
139        <listitem>
140          <para>[Chris] - Updated package dependencies, removed explanation of
141          "target alias" and "cross-compiling" from final-system binutils, and
142          removed note about GRUB's testsuite failure.</para>
143        </listitem>
144        <listitem>
145          <para>[ken] - Fix where tree gets installed.</para>
146        </listitem>
147      </itemizedlist>
148    </listitem>
149
150    <listitem>
151      <para>December 29, 2005</para>
152      <itemizedlist>
153        <listitem>
154          <para>[jim] - Added CC="gcc" to temp-system perl build.</para>
155        </listitem>
156      </itemizedlist>
157    </listitem>
158
159    <listitem>
160      <para>December 28, 2005</para>
161      <itemizedlist>
162        <listitem>
163          <para>[ken] - Remove --with-x=no from expect - either we booted, or we
164          are in chroot.</para>
165        </listitem>
166        <listitem>
167          <para>[ken] - Fix a failure to build glibc-headers.</para>
168        </listitem>
169        <listitem>
170          <para>[jim] - Updated to Linux 2.6.14.5.</para>
171        </listitem>
172      </itemizedlist>
173    </listitem>
174
175    <listitem>
176      <para>December 23, 2005</para>
177      <itemizedlist>
178        <listitem>
179          <para>[jim] - Updated Shadow patch to fix linking to outside libraries.</para>
180        </listitem>
181      </itemizedlist>
182    </listitem>
183
184    <listitem>
185      <para>December 22, 2005</para>
186      <itemizedlist>
187        <listitem>
188          <para>[jim] - Bash Maintainer Released Bash-001 patch. This patch fixes the
189          following issue: There are parsing problems with compound assignments in several contexts,
190          including as arguments to builtins like `local', `eval', and `let', and
191          as multiple assignments in a single command.</para>
192        </listitem>
193        <listitem>
194          <para>[jim] - Readline Maintainer Released Readline-001 patch. This patch fixes the
195          following issue: A problem with the readline callback interface can result in segmentation
196          faults when using the delete-char function via a multiple-key sequence.
197          Two consecutive calls to delete-char will crash the application calling
198          readline.</para>
199        </listitem>
200        <listitem>
201          <para>[jim] - Removed halt, sync, and shutdown users. These users work, but offer
202           a potential security threat. Thus the reason for removal.</para>
203        </listitem>
204        <listitem>
205          <para>[jim] - Fixed Vim symlink. Thank you LFS and Jeremy Huntwork.</para>
206        </listitem>
207      </itemizedlist>
208    </listitem>
209
210    <listitem>
211      <para>December 20, 2005</para>
212      <itemizedlist>
213        <listitem>
214          <para>[jim] - Updated to M4 1.4.4.</para>
215        </listitem>
216      </itemizedlist>
217    </listitem>
218
219   <listitem>
220     <para>December 19, 2005</para>
221     <itemizedlist>
222        <listitem>
223          <para>[ken] - Fix for accessing vim's documentation, from LFS.</para>
224        </listitem>
225        <listitem>
226          <para>[jim] - Fixed the Gettext testsuite from failing, by fixing
227          an issue in Gawk. Thank you Greg Schaefer.</para>
228        </listitem>
229     </itemizedlist>
230   </listitem>
231
232    <listitem>
233      <para>December 18, 2005</para>
234      <itemizedlist>
235        <listitem>
236          <para>[jim] - Re-arranged temp-tools. Renamed it to testsuite-tools. Moved
237          perl and texinfo to temp-system. Moved flags from testsuite-tools to chroot
238          and boot sections.</para>
239        </listitem>
240        <listitem>
241          <para>[jim] - Removed 32bit and N32 builds from temp-system, upon testing
242          it was found that these were not needed for building the final system on
243          a multilib capable build.</para>
244        </listitem>
245        <listitem>
246          <para>[jim] - Updated to Libtool 1.5.22.</para>
247        </listitem>
248        <listitem>
249          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.18.</para>
250        </listitem>
251      </itemizedlist>
252    </listitem>
253
254    <listitem>
255      <para>December 17, 2005</para>
256      <itemizedlist>
257        <listitem>
258          <para>[jim] - Updated to psmisc 21.9.</para>
259        </listitem>
260      </itemizedlist>
261    </listitem>
262
263    <listitem>
264      <para>December 16, 2005</para>
265      <itemizedlist>
266        <listitem>
267          <para>[jim] - Moved Tree to temp-tools, since it's not needed for the final-system.</para>
268        </listitem>
269        <listitem>
270          <para>[jim] - Moved Procps before perl in the final-system build. Fixes test suite issue
271          in perl.</para>
272        </listitem>
273      </itemizedlist>
274    </listitem>
275
276    <listitem>
277      <para>December 15, 2005</para>
278      <itemizedlist>
279        <listitem>
280          <para>[ken] - Minor fix for rendering in temp-tools/texinfo.</para>
281        </listitem>
282        <listitem>
283          <para>[jim] - Added not to temp-system about the WARNING message.</para>
284        </listitem>
285      </itemizedlist>
286    </listitem>
287
288    <listitem>
289      <para>December 14, 2005</para>
290      <itemizedlist>
291        <listitem>
292          <para>[jim] - Change the LFS_HOST and LFS_TARGET pages to prevent
293          further build issues.</para>
294        </listitem>
295        <listitem>
296          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.17.</para>
297        </listitem>
298        <listitem>
299          <para>[jim] - Added Tree 1.5.0. Added for the udev testsuite.</para>
300        </listitem>
301      </itemizedlist>
302    </listitem>
303
304    <listitem>
305      <para>December 13, 2005</para>
306      <itemizedlist>
307        <listitem>
308          <para>[jim] - Removed setvbuf test from Temp-System Bash compile.
309          Thanks to David Fix.</para>
310        </listitem>
311      </itemizedlist>
312    </listitem>
313
314    <listitem>
315      <para>December 12, 2005</para>
316      <itemizedlist>
317        <listitem>
318          <para>[jim] - Removed testsuites from Temp-Tools section.</para>
319        </listitem>
320      </itemizedlist>
321    </listitem>
322
323    <listitem>
324      <para>December 11, 2005</para>
325      <itemizedlist>
326        <listitem>
327          <para>[ken] - Fix Tcl configure, thanks to Greg Schafer.</para>
328        </listitem>
329      </itemizedlist>
330    </listitem>
331
332    <listitem>
333      <para>December 9, 2005</para>
334      <itemizedlist>
335        <listitem>
336          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Module Init Tools 3.2.2.</para>
337        </listitem>
338        <listitem>
339          <para>[ken] - Bzip2 - clarify what is being tested.</para>
340        </listitem>
341        <listitem>
342          <para>[jim] - Removed installation of sound sanitized headers.
343          They will be removed in the next release of linux-libc-headers.</para>
344        </listitem>
345      </itemizedlist>
346    </listitem>
347
348    <listitem>
349      <para>December 8, 2005</para>
350      <itemizedlist>
351        <listitem>
352          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Less 394.</para>
353        </listitem>
354        <listitem>
355          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Bash 3.1.</para>
356        </listitem>
357        <listitem>
358          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Readline 5.1.</para>
359        </listitem>
360      </itemizedlist>
361    </listitem>
362
363    <listitem>
364      <para>December 7, 2005</para>
365      <itemizedlist>
366        <listitem>
367          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to TCL 8.4.12.</para>
368        </listitem>
369        <listitem>
370          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to IPRoute2 2.6.14-051107.</para>
371        </listitem>
372        <listitem>
373          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Readline 5.0.5.</para>
374        </listitem>
375        <listitem>
376          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Bash 3.0.16.</para>
377        </listitem>
378      </itemizedlist>
379    </listitem>
380
381    <listitem>
382      <para>December 6, 2005</para>
383      <itemizedlist>
384        <listitem>
385          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Glibc 20051107.</para>
386        </listitem>
387        <listitem>
388          <para>[jim] - Sparcv8 now uses the same Glibc as the other architectures.</para>
389        </listitem>
390        <listitem>
391          <para>[jim] - Ported Gettext update from Temp-system LFS to Cross-LFS.</para>
392        </listitem>
393        <listitem>
394          <para>[ken] - Tidying in Gettext to reflect our differences from LFS, and
395                correct the date in changelog.</para>
396        </listitem>
397        <listitem>
398          <para>[jim] - Moved Cross-tools from $HOME to LFS. This provide a easy way
399          for livecd builders to not loose valueable build time, if something goes
400          wrong.</para>
401        </listitem>
402        <listitem>
403          <para>[jim] - Upgraded to Findutils 4.2.27.</para>
404        </listitem>
405      </itemizedlist>
406    </listitem>
407
408    <listitem>
409      <para>December 5, 2005</para>
410      <itemizedlist>
411        <listitem>
412          <para>[Matt Darcy] - Updated the resources page to include reference and base
413                instructions on using the LFS pastebin</para>
414        </listitem>
415        <listitem>
416          <para>[Matt Darcy] - Updated some of the missing text poritions of the book</para>
417        </listitem>
418        <listitem>
419          <para>[Matt Darcy] - Updated creation of $LFSHOME parameter to a less
420                user error system. This change will will need to be validated by
421                by other devs</para>
422        </listitem>
423        <listitem>
424          <para>[ken] - Moved Mktemp ahead of Module-init-tools so that the latter's
425                testsuite doesn't bail out when testing generate-modprobe.conf.</para>
426        </listitem>
427      </itemizedlist>
428    </listitem>
429
430    <listitem>
431      <para>December 3, 2005</para>
432      <itemizedlist>
433        <listitem>
434          <para>[ken] - Reference a home directory for dummy user when testing
435          coreutils, and correct sed 'man page' to 'HTML documentation', both
436          from LFS.</para>
437        </listitem>
438      </itemizedlist>
439    </listitem>
440
441    <listitem>
442      <para>December 2, 2005</para>
443      <itemizedlist>
444        <listitem>
445          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.16.</para>
446        </listitem>
447      </itemizedlist>
448    </listitem>
449
450    <listitem>
451      <para>December 1, 2005</para>
452      <itemizedlist>
453        <listitem>
454          <para>[jim] - Updated to Linux 2.6.14.3.</para>
455        </listitem>
456        <listitem>
457          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.15.</para>
458        </listitem>
459        <listitem>
460          <para>[jim] - Updated to Udev 076.</para>
461        </listitem>
462        <listitem>
463          <para>[jim] - Added support for Sparc v8 and below.</para>
464        </listitem>
465      </itemizedlist>
466    </listitem>
467
468   <listitem>
469      <para>November 30, 2005</para>
470      <itemizedlist>
471        <listitem>
472          <para>[jim] - Text updates to final-system.</para>
473        </listitem>
474        <listitem>
475          <para>[jim] - Text updates to temp-tools.</para>
476        </listitem>
477      </itemizedlist>
478    </listitem>
479
480   <listitem>
481      <para>November 29, 2005</para>
482      <itemizedlist>
483        <listitem>
484          <para>[jim] - Text updates to chroot.</para>
485        </listitem>
486        <listitem>
487          <para>[jim] - Text updates to boot.</para>
488        </listitem>
489      </itemizedlist>
490    </listitem>
491
492   <listitem>
493      <para>November 28, 2005</para>
494      <itemizedlist>
495        <listitem>
496          <para>[jim] - Text updates to glibc in all sections.</para>
497        </listitem>
498        <listitem>
499          <para>[jim] - Text updates to temp-system.</para>
500        </listitem>
501        <listitem>
502          <para>[jim] - Fixed duplicated gcc configure line in gcc. Thank you Dennis Perkins.</para>
503        </listitem>
504      </itemizedlist>
505    </listitem>
506
507   <listitem>
508      <para>November 27, 2005</para>
509      <itemizedlist>
510        <listitem>
511          <para>[jim] - Text updates to gcc in all sections.</para>
512        </listitem>
513        <listitem>
514          <para>[jim] - Updates to Ncurses, added curses file and link. Thank you G. Moko.</para>
515        </listitem>
516      </itemizedlist>
517    </listitem>
518
519   <listitem>
520      <para>November 25, 2005</para>
521      <itemizedlist>
522        <listitem>
523          <para>[jim] - Text updates to binutils in all sections.</para>
524        </listitem>
525      </itemizedlist>
526    </listitem>
527
528    <listitem>
529      <para>November 24, 2005</para>
530      <itemizedlist>
531        <listitem>
532          <para>[Matt Darcy] - Text updates to resources page </para>
533        </listitem>
534        <listitem>
535          <para>[Matt Darcy] - Updated reference to LFS news server to reflect
536          that it no longer exists</para>
537        </listitem>
538      </itemizedlist>
539    </listitem>
540
541    <listitem>
542      <para>November 23, 2005</para>
543      <itemizedlist>
544        <listitem>
545          <para>[jim] - For inetutils to utilize the Ncurses headers in
546          /tools/include.</para>
547        </listitem>
548      </itemizedlist>
549    </listitem>
550
551    <listitem>
552      <para>November 21, 2005</para>
553      <itemizedlist>
554        <listitem>
555          <para>[jim] - Updated to Udev 075.</para>
556        </listitem>
557        <listitem>
558          <para>[jim] - Updated to Module Init Tools 3.2.1.</para>
559        </listitem>
560      </itemizedlist>
561    </listitem>
562
563    <listitem>
564      <para>November 20, 2005</para>
565      <itemizedlist>
566        <listitem>
567          <para>[jim] - Updated to Findutils 4.2.26.</para>
568        </listitem>
569      </itemizedlist>
570    </listitem>
571
572    <listitem>
573      <para>November 18, 2005</para>
574      <itemizedlist>
575        <listitem>
576          <para>[manuel] - Fixed the unpack of the module-init-tools-testsuite
577          package.</para>
578        </listitem>
579      </itemizedlist>
580    </listitem>
581
582    <listitem>
583      <para>November 17, 2005</para>
584      <itemizedlist>
585        <listitem>
586          <para>[jim] - Update to Man-Pages 2.14.</para>
587        </listitem>
588        <listitem>
589          <para>[jim] - Update to Linux 2.6.14.2. This includes changes for the MIPS
590          Architecture. New Patch added.</para>
591        </listitem>
592        <listitem>
593          <para>[jim] - Added change to move /usr/bin/less to /bin/less.</para>
594        </listitem>
595      </itemizedlist>
596    </listitem>
597
598    <listitem>
599      <para>November 13, 2005</para>
600      <itemizedlist>
601        <listitem>
602          <para>[manuel] - Improve the heuristic for determining a locale that
603          is supported by both Glibc and packages outside LFS. Ported from
604          LFS-SVN.</para>
605        </listitem>
606        <listitem>
607          <para>[manuel] - Omit running Bzip2's testsuite as a separate step,
608          as make runs it automatically. Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
609        </listitem>
610        <listitem>
611          <para>[jim] - Updated TCL build to install headers. Thank you Greg Schafer.</para>
612        </listitem>
613        <listitem>
614          <para>[jim] - Updated Expect to use the newly relocated TCL Headers. Thank you Greg Schafer.</para>
615        </listitem>
616      </itemizedlist>
617    </listitem>
618
619    <listitem>
620      <para>November 10, 2005</para>
621      <itemizedlist>
622        <listitem>
623          <para>[ken] - Added Data/Dumper to temp perl modules, for coreutils
624          testsuite. Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
625        </listitem>
626        <listitem>
627          <para>[ken] - Removed POSIX VERSION information from coreutils page Thank you G Moko.</para>
628        </listitem>
629        <listitem>
630          <para>[jim] - Added text for multilib kernel build requirements.</para>
631        </listitem>
632      </itemizedlist>
633    </listitem>
634
635    <listitem>
636      <para>November 9, 2005</para>
637      <itemizedlist>
638        <listitem>
639          <para>[manuel] - Stop Udev from killing udevd processes on the
640          system and removed udevdir=/dev. Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
641        </listitem>
642        <listitem>
643          <para>[manuel] - Install the binaries from Less to /usr/bin instead
644          of /bin. Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
645        </listitem>
646        <listitem>
647          <para>[manuel] - Removed SBUs and disk usage information.</para>
648        </listitem>
649        <listitem>
650          <para>[jim] - Added missing utmp group. Thank you William Zhou.</para>
651        </listitem>
652      </itemizedlist>
653    </listitem>
654
655    <listitem>
656      <para>November 8, 2005</para>
657      <itemizedlist>
658        <listitem>
659          <para>[jim] - Removed make headers -C bfd from Binutils. Thank you Robert Day.</para>
660        </listitem>
661      </itemizedlist>
662    </listitem>
663
664    <listitem>
665      <para>November 7, 2005</para>
666      <itemizedlist>
667        <listitem>
668          <para>[manuel] - Remove the optimization related warnings from the
669          toolchain packages. Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
670        </listitem>
671        <listitem>
672          <para>[manuel] - Install Vim's documentation to <filename
673          class="directory">/usr/share/doc/vim-&vim-version;</filename> instead
674          of <filename class="directory">/usr/share/vim/vim64/doc</filename>.
675          Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
676        </listitem>
677        <listitem>
678          <para>[manuel] - Correct the instructions for running the
679          Module-Init-Tools' testsuite. Ported from LFS-SVN.</para>
680        </listitem>
681        <listitem>
682          <para>[jim] - Removed unnecessary linking libc sed in gcc-final in
683          cross-tools. Recommendation from Erik-Jan, via cross-lfs list.</para>
684        </listitem>
685      </itemizedlist>
686    </listitem>
687
688    <listitem>
689      <para>November 6, 2005</para>
690      <itemizedlist>
691        <listitem>
692          <para>[jim] - Updated to Coreutils 5.93.</para>
693        </listitem>
694        <listitem>
695          <para>[jim] - Updated to Procps 3.2.6.</para>
696        </listitem>
697        <listitem>
698          <para>[jim] - Updated to Man-Pages 2.13.</para>
699        </listitem>
700      </itemizedlist>
701    </listitem>
702
703    <listitem>
704      <para>November 5, 2005</para>
705      <itemizedlist>
706        <listitem>
707          <para>[jim] - Updated to psmisc 21.8.</para>
708        </listitem>
709      </itemizedlist>
710    </listitem>
711
712    <listitem>
713      <para>November 3, 2005</para>
714      <itemizedlist>
715        <listitem>
716          <para>[jim] - Fixes added to coreutils. Coreutils was install locales to /locale.
717           Added fixes for dircolors and md5sum also.</para>
718        </listitem>
719      </itemizedlist>
720    </listitem>
721
722    <listitem>
723      <para>October 31, 2005</para>
724      <itemizedlist>
725        <listitem>
726          <para>[jim] - Now an official project. Resetting all Changelogs.</para>
727        </listitem>
728      </itemizedlist>
729    </listitem>
730
731  </itemizedlist>
732
733  <para>Branch Synced from the Release of LFS 6.0 on February 23rd, 2005</para>
734
735</sect1>
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