This is version SVN-20150704 of the Linux From Scratch book, dated July 4, 2015. 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.
[bdubbs] - Simplify gcc-pass1 instructions. Thanks to Pierre Labastie for the patch. Fixes #3797.
[bdubbs] - Update to perl-5.22.0. Fixes #3791.
[bdubbs] - Update to eudev-3.1. Fixes #3790.
[bdubbs] - Update to bash-4.3.30-upstream_fixes-2.patch. Fixes #3789.
[bdubbs] - Add a patch from upstream to fix some libgomp (gcc) problems.
[bdubbs] - Updated to tzdata-2015d. Fixes #3780.
[krejzi] - Added a fix for security issue in Glibc (CVE-2015-1781). Thanks to Ken Moffat for identifying the problem and the fix.
[krejzi] - Fixed Ncurses and Perl build with GCC 5. Thanks to Ken Moffat and Douglas R. Reno for providing the patches.
[krejzi] - Updated to GCC-5.1.0. Fixes #3779.
[bdubbs] - Prevent /tools from being hard coded into eudev binaries.
[bdubbs] - Update to man-pages-3.8.3. Fixes #3778.
[bdubbs] - Suppress duplicate installation of attr man pages.
[bdubbs] - Adjust discussion of LFS envronment variable to be before first use.
[bdubbs] - Use --with-glibc-version=2.11 in gcc-pass1.
[bdubbs] - Update to dejagnu-1.5.3. Fixes #3773.
[bdubbs] - Update to tcl-core-8.6.4. Fixes #3766.
[bdubbs] - Update to util-linux-2.26.1. Fixes #3767.
[bdubbs] - Remove non-essential static libraries from the installation. Added a new section in Chapter 6 Introduction, suppressed many static libraries in different packages, and removed the remaining in the Cleaning Up section. Fixes #3751.
[bdubbs] - Update to intltool-0.51.0. Fixes #3764.
[bdubbs] - LFS-7.7 released.