This is version 6.1.1 of the Linux From Scratch book, dated November 30, 2005. If this book is more than six months old, a newer and better version is probably already available. To find out, please check one of the mirrors via http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/.
Below is a list of changes made since the previous release of the book. First a summary, then a detailed log.
November 30, 2005 [matt]: LFS-6.1.1 release.
November 24, 2005 [matt]: LFS-6.1.1-pre2 release.
November 24, 2005 [matt]: Fix an issue with Glibc that prevents some programs (including OpenOffice.org) from running.
November 23, 2005 [gerard]: Corrected reference to 'man page' to 'HTML documentation' in chapter 6/sec
November 18, 2005 [manuel]: Fixed the unpack of the module-init-tools-testsuite package.
November 18, 2005 [manuel]: PDF fixes.
November 17, 2005 [matt]: LFS-6.1.1-pre1 release.
November 12, 2005 [matt]: Improve the heuristic for determining a locale that is supported by both Glibc and packages outside LFS (bug 1642). Many thanks to Alexander Patrakov for highlighting the numerous issues and for reviewing the various suggested fixes.
November 12, 2005 [matt]: Omit running Bzip2's testsuite as a separate step, as make runs it automatically (bug 1652).
November 7, 2005 [matt]: Stop Udev from killing udevd processes on the host system (fixes bug 1651). Thanks to Alexander Patrakov for the report and the fix.
November 5, 2005 [matt]: Add a note to the toolchain sanity check in chapter 5 to explain that if TCL fails to build, it's an indication of a broken toolchain (bug 1581).
November 4, 2005 [matt]: Correct the instructions for running Module-Init-Tools' testsuite (fixes bug 1597). Thanks to Greg Schafer, Tushar Teredesai and to Randy McMurchy for providing the patch.
October 29, 2005 [manuel]: PDF fixes.
October 23, 2005 [manuel]: Added Bash documentation installation. Added notes about libiconv and Cracklib. Fixed the installation of Sed documentation. Replaced a patch for IPRoute2 by a sed command.
October 19, 2005 [manuel]: Updated the acknowledgements to current trunk version. Ported some redaction changes in preface and chapter01 pages. Moved chapter02 to part II. Added -v switches. Ported several typos and redaction fixes from trunk.
October 19, 2005 [manuel]: Updated the stylesheets, Makefile and related files to current trunk versions.
October 15, 2005 [matt]: Use an updated version of the Udev rules file (fixes bug 1639).
October 15, 2005 [matt]: Add a cdrom group as required by the Udev rules file
October 14th, 2005 [ken]: Added a patch to allow binutils to be built from a host running gcc-4, updated glibc instructions for the rtld patch, updated space/time for perl and zlib.
October 14th, 2005 [matt]: Added a patch to fix a security vulnerability in util-linux.
October 14th, 2005 [matt]: Added the updated vim security patch.
October 14th, 2005 [jhuntwork]: Added the bzip2 security and install docs patches.
October 14th, 2005 [jhuntwork]: Added the tempfile patch for texinfo.
October 14th, 2005 [ken]: Update packages and patches in the changelog to only reflect changes since 6.1. Update zlib.
October 13th, 2005 [ken]: Fix known errors in lists of installed files and bump the perl version.