Question concerning GCC and Glibc

Ira Mendell ibm at
Wed Jan 8 03:14:48 PST 2003

Thank  you both for your help.  I had a feeling that it would be ok to
delete these build folders but was not quite sure.  So far the lfs install
has gone on without a problem.  In a couple of days I hope to be able to
boot the final results.

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

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