Timezones -tzselect

J_Man jeremy at jutley.org
Tue Jan 7 09:34:06 PST 2003

Jules Colding wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-01-06 at 17:23, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
>>On January 3, 2003 01:08 pm, Jules Colding wrote:
>>>I discovered, while working on my minimalistic lfs install, that the
>>>zoneinfo files are missing until you compiles and install glibc a second
>>>time on top of the first install.
>>That means you did something wrong the first time installating Glibc. If you 
>>created the configparms file properly containing "cross-compiling = no" 
>>(without the quotes) the timezone files will be installed the first time.
> Well, I did not, because I am cross-compiling. I am building on a fast
> dual athlon for a slow 486. So I just assumed that it would be wrong to
> specify "cross-compiling = no". Am I mistaken ?
Technically this is not cross-compiling, because the machines are the 
same core architecture (x86).  True cross-compiling is, for example, 
compiling on a x86 machine for Alpha.


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