building hlfs with jhalfs

George Boudreau georgeb at
Sat Jul 1 17:51:19 PDT 2006

Jason Stevens wrote:
> George Boudreau wrote:
>> How about I give you the md5sum for the patch. It looks like the book
>> does not match the patch.
>> <!ENTITY coreutils-suppress_uptime_kill_su-patch-md5
>> "227d41a6d0f13c31375153eae91e913d">
> Yeah, I'd gotten as far as running md5sum on the patch I had downloaded,
> but I was uncertain whether or not I should consider patches.ent to be
> authoritative or not.
>>   Re-run the script but make sure you _do not_ request a 'cleaning' of
>> the build directory. (ie. no -R) and you should pick up the coreutils
>> patch should validate.
> It's still gonna die.  The book wants binutils-2.17-pt_pax-1.patch,
> which is not available yet (from the script's preferred sites, or
> manually from  I
> see an available binutils-2.16.1-pt_pax-1.patch, so I'll try renaming
> that accordingly and see if it'll apply, and if so if it will build and
> what the tests do...
   You can find the binutils patch in Robert's private directory..
> Seems like it would be simpler to download a canonical svn-20060510
> book, point jhalfs at it, and go.  I was expecting to see something I
> recognized from 'svn list svn://', but
> no dice.  As work on the book progresses, how does one access earlier
> versions?
   Robert is in the process of update the document.. (the md5sum has 
been corrected) Give it some time to settle down, I expect he will 
render the latest svn shortly.

> -jps

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