Pushing forward with Onward.
robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Jun 17 11:09:20 PDT 2009
On Wednesday June 17 2009 12:28:01 pm robert baker wrote:
> Build Failures:
> This fails to build because of some conflict between capbility.h in
> libcap and types.h in the kernel headers (I am still useing 126.96.36.199
> so this may not happen with 188.8.131.52) It can be worked around by
> #include <linux/types.h> in progs/capsh.c before #include
See if this patch helps:
> Because I was following along with the SVN-20080603 instructions, and
> using the version of bash from Onward I hit a snag. Evidently there
> are some new functions in the builtin readline that comes with bash.
> These functions are not in the latest stable readline so builds fail
> unless you allow bash to build it's builtin readline. Can we omit the
> readline package or do other things depend on it?
LFS is using --with-installed-readline (system readline). There must be a way
to make it work.
I'm also working on glibc-2.10.1 patches. The existing patches have a couple
I simplified the arc4random patch, using netbsd's arc4random.c ported to
linux. Made __arc4random_stir a weak alias so the internal version is always
used, and so it never conflicts with a function in the application or another
library. I'm figuring out a test suite for arc4random() just to see that it
The mktemp_urandom patch uses the wrong error number when /dev/urandom doesn't
Fixed mkstemps to use /dev/urandom. I found a test suite from INN (the news
Made strlcat/strlcpy non-static, so they're in the shared library. This will
break binary compatibility with other distributions. I found a test suite
Some of the patches were using read(), instead of __read(). Fixed that.
What's the view on upgrading GCC?
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