This is version SVN-20170325 of the Linux From Scratch book, dated March 25, 2017. 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/mirrors.html.
Below is a list of changes made since the previous release of the book.
[dj] - Update to lfs-bootscripts-20170825. Fix a scope issue in the rc script. Thanks to "quesker" in #lfs-support for the report and subsequent testing.
[dj] - Fix description of modifications to
gcc pass 1.
[dj] - Update /etc/hosts in network configuration.
[bdubbs] - LFS-8.0 released.