[Re: [Re: Building without chroot'ing]]

Tushar Teredesai tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Jan 1 10:15:40 PST 2003

Eric Miller wrote:

>>You can boot from a LFS CD, and then compile the dynamic versions 
>>directly to $LFS. But you will need to make a few changes to the >install 
>>For example for installing findutils:
>>   ./configure --prefix=/usr ... &&
>>   make &&
>>   make DESTDIR=$LFS install
>Right, because otherwise it will try to install on top of the host, using / as
>DESTDIR instead of /mnt/lfs.  I got that part, I'm just wondering if there are
>any other pitfalls that I may not be aware of.
Nope. Lot of distros (Redhat, Gentoo) have been using it for a long 
time. But the instructions differ for different packages, though most 
packages follow the above syntax.

Tushar Teredesai

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