This is version SVN-20151002 of the Linux From Scratch book, dated October 2, 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] - Change references to ncursesw5 to ncursesw6. Thanks to Pierre Labastie for the patch.
[bdubbs] - Update to man-db-2.7.3. Fixes #3837.
[bdubbs] - Update to gettext-0.19.6. Fixes #3838.
[bdubbs] - Update to file-5.25. Fixes #3839.
[bdubbs] - Update to linux-4.2.1. Fixes #3840.
[bdubbs] - Update to pkg-config-0.29. Fixes #3842.
[bdubbs] - Update to xz-5.2.2. Fixes #3843.
[bdubbs] - LFS-7.8 released.