Order problem

Petersen Liman rabbit8888 at gmail.com
Thu May 13 12:07:06 PDT 2010


On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 10:35 AM, robert baker <robertmbaker at gmail.com> wrote:
> On the web its:
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hlfs/view/unstable/temporary_system/index.txt
>
> If you snag it from SVN make sure you get the onward branch, and it's
> in temporary_system/index.txt
>
> Right now the most of the temporary tools should build to completion.
> I have yet to bump package versions, but my working copy is functional
> using gcc-4.4.3 glibc-2.11.1 and grub-1.98.
>
> In order to get packages built with fortify source enabled by default use:
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~rbaker/gcc-4.4.3-fortify_source.diff
>
> This patch will work with both the gcc version currently in the book,
> and gcc-4.4.3.
>
> Also if you plan to build xz I found I needed to add a sed command
> after the configure script because of a failure to use -fpic. The sed
> command is below:
>
> cp -v src/liblzma/Makefile{,.orig} &&
> sed 's/CPPFLAGS = /CPPFLAGS = -fpic/' \
>        src/liblzma/Makefile.orig > src/liblzma/Makefile
>
> After further testing and consideration I may add this to the book. I
> say may because I am not entirely certain xz is necessary in the base
> system. Considering all the packages can be found in either bzips or
> gzips.
>
> Furthermore there is iirc a problem building libcap. Probably another
> textrel, but I would rather use libcap-ng as it is still being
> maintained. There is some discussion to have there though because
> libcap-ng requires python.
>
> Let me know if you have any further questions.
>
> On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Petersen Liman <rabbit8888 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 6:27 AM, robert baker <robertmbaker at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> There is an index page that gives the build order.
>>>
>>> After we reach some level of stability I am toying with the idea of
>>> returning to the XML book like the rest of the projects. As it stands
>>> right now I have completed about 95% of the work I wanted to do on the
>>> temporary tools. I should get some more work in over the weekend.
>>>
>>> RBaker
>>>
>>> On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 2:49 AM, Petersen Liman <rabbit8888 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I think we may need the package order sorted like the previous HLFS
>>>> and LFS because new users may not be able to use HLFS without a
>>>> package order on which packages to build first and last.
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>> OK i just need to know wheres the index page so i can try the new
>> format out right now.
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Ok my last one is when is the final-system going to be done so i can
complete a test build?



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