Question concerning GCC and Glibc

J_Man jeremy at jutley.org
Wed Jan 8 00:44:20 PST 2003


Ira Mendell wrote:
> After I compiled gcc and glibc I realized I had unpacked them and
> compiled them from /mnt/lfs instead of within the /usr/src directory.
> It doesn't appear that it made any difference they both seemed to have
> compiled ok. I hope that compiling them from /mnt/lfs would not be
> incorrect.  However they both produced build directories within the
> /mnt/lfs directory.  Should these directories be moved or can they be
> deleted.
>        Not that I'd want to spend another few hours doing it but if I
> had to redo the gcc compile.  Would it just recompile over the original
> gcc or do I have to remove any previous version.
>     Thanks in advance for any advice.
>                                                 Ira
> 
> 
As long as you were inside chroot when doing glibc, and the subsequent 
GCC build, you'll be just fine.  the gcc-build and glibc-build 
directories can be safely deleted after the build is successful.

Jeremy

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