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Tushar Teredesai tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jul 25 23:11:03 PDT 2005


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From: tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Subject: r4782 - in trunk/BOOK: general/sysutils introduction/welcome
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2005 23:31:16 -0600 (MDT)
To: blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org

Author: tushar
Date: 2005-07-25 23:31:15 -0600 (Mon, 25 Jul 2005)
New Revision: 4782

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/cpio.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
Log:
Fix symlink related bug in cpio

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/cpio.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/cpio.xml	2005-07-26 03:43:38 UTC (rev 4781)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/cpio.xml	2005-07-26 05:31:15 UTC (rev 4782)
@@ -67,6 +67,7 @@
     --bindir=/bin --libexecdir=/tmp \
     --with-rmt=/usr/sbin/rmt &&
 echo "#define HAVE_SETLOCALE 1" >> config.h &&
+echo "#define HAVE_LSTAT 1" >> config.h &&
 make</userinput></screen>
 
     <para>To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.</para>
@@ -99,8 +100,12 @@
     <application>tar</application> package in LFS.</para>
 
     <para><command>echo "#define HAVE_SETLOCALE 1" >> config.h</command>:
-    This command fixes a build problem to ensure proper LSB functionality.</para>
+    This command specifies that the system <application>Libc</application> implements the
+	setlocale function since it is not detected by <command>configure</command>.</para>
         
+    <para><command>echo "#define HAVE_LSTAT 1" >> config.h</command>:
+    This defines fixes a bug that causes <command>cpio</command> to convert symlinks into
+    regular files during archive creation.</para>
 
   </sect2>
 

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2005-07-26 03:43:38 UTC (rev 4781)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2005-07-26 05:31:15 UTC (rev 4782)
@@ -25,6 +25,11 @@
   <itemizedlist>
     
     <listitem>
+      <para>July 25th 2005 [tushar]: Fix symlink related bug in cpio.
+      See Bug # 1464.</para>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
       <para>July 25th 2005 [randy]: Updated to Heimdal-0.7.</para>
     </listitem>
 

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