So how do I get packages??

Billy O'Connor billyoc at
Tue Nov 19 19:32:51 PST 2002

bauld at (Brian Auld) writes:

> Did I miss something in LFS?
> Is it presumed that any package you need as part of BLFS you need to
> download from your original host environment until you get enough
> network packages installed (ftp etc...) to be able to talk to the
> outside world on your LFS platform?
> Is there a package or a step I missed?
> In order to bypass the initial inability to talk to the outside world on
> lfs, do people continually boot back and forth from original host to
> lfs, or do they boot their original host system, and then do their lfs
> stuff in a chrooted window?

I generally stay in chroot until I've got ssh and links installed.
Sometimes all the way through a gnome2 install.

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