View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Linux From Scratch
User Name
Linux From Scratch This Forum is for the discussion of LFS.
LFS is a project that provides you with the steps necessary to build your own custom Linux system.


  Search this Thread
Old 06-27-2005, 10:06 AM   #1
Senior Member
Registered: Apr 2003
Posts: 3,576

Rep: Reputation: 54
Download packages question

Hi folks,

From following website;

I found following packages
lfs-packages-6.0.tar 136250 KB 12/03/2004 12:00:00 AM
lfs-packages-6.1-20050625.tar 149200 KB 06/26/2005 02:45:00 PM
lfs-packages-development-20050625.tar 151130 KB 06/26/2005 02:44:00 PM

'lfs-packages-6.1-20050625.tar' is newer than 'lfs-packages-6.0.tar'.

Please advise;

Whether both tarballs 'lfs-packages-6.0.tar' and 'lfs-packages-6.1-20050625.tar' include all packages listed on

If I use 'lfs-packages-6.1-20050625.tar' packages can the manual
still work?

If I use 'lfs-packages-6.1-20050625.tar' packages can I still use version 6.0 patches


Old 06-27-2005, 01:41 PM   #2
Registered: Jul 2004
Distribution: LFS, I felt the itch and scratched it
Posts: 227

Rep: Reputation: 31
6.1 is the development version. The instructions differ slightly, as well as the versions are all pretty much the newest ones. If you want to follow the 6.0 book, the 6.0 packages are what you need, otherwise follow the development book. Also, the patches are inside that tar file.
Old 06-27-2005, 09:35 PM   #3
Senior Member
Registered: Apr 2003
Posts: 3,576

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 54
Hi kjordan

6.1 is the development version...
Noted with thaks. I'll follow 6.0 manual as I'm a beginner on LFS.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Download New Packages Automatically? Kenji Miyamoto Slackware 7 05-23-2005 01:15 PM
where to download gnome packages? silentdream Linux - Newbie 1 02-17-2005 09:20 PM
How-to download all installed packages? Outabux Debian 5 12-22-2004 02:09 PM
Download all packages from one place muczy Linux From Scratch 3 06-17-2004 01:29 AM
Download packages from cds /home/kyle Linux - Software 3 03-10-2004 12:57 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:45 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration