Building the real thing after static version
ca9mbu at eos.sunderland.ac.uk
Sat Jan 18 11:17:29 PST 2003
"Peter B. Steiger" <wypbs001 at bornagain.com> wrote in message
news:Xns930786F18E375WyomingPBS at 188.8.131.52...
> I finally got to the point in chapter 6 where I rebuild gcc for shared
> libraries (THANKS Greg S for getting me past the locale problem!) and
> have a trivial question... this section tells us to mkdir glibc-build,
> which we did previously for the static version in chapter 5. Is it
> to rm -rf glibc-build first so we start with an empty directory, or
> just rerun ../glibc-2.3.1/configure on top of the existing
> I suppose folks who panic at the sight of "Directory already exists"
> they run mkdir a second time probably shouldn't be trying this project
> their own anyway, but it might help to clarify that point.
I think the book suggests (somewhere) that you remove all sources/build
directories created by the static compile from chapter 5. Anyway, yes
you should to avoid any problems due to using old configuration
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